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David Backes ‘jumps’ Nathan MacKinnon, and Patrick Roy is not amused

Patrick Roy was not happy after his Colorado Avalanche defeated the St. Louis Blues 4-0 on Saturday--during what was part of a much larger and nastier set of scraps between the two teams (as Puck Daddy's Jen Neale notes)...

Here's the hit in question--and, uh, Roy...Has a point?

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  Tags: colorado+avalanche, david+backes, nathan+mackinnon, patrick+roy, st.+louis+blues

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DrewBehr's avatar

Wait… You mean St. Louis plays dirty when the game is out of reach?

Why… I have never seen that before…

Posted by DrewBehr from The Mitten on 04/06/14 at 01:18 AM ET

Luongo-is-my-hero's avatar

Roy should be the last person to call the kettle black.  He’s had his share of gutless moves forcing unwilling goalies to fight him to feed his ego.

Posted by Luongo-is-my-hero on 04/06/14 at 03:45 AM ET

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Who jumped who? Backes checks mckinnon and mckinnon takes backes down, no?

Posted by teldar on 04/06/14 at 05:49 AM ET

MoreShoot's avatar

Who jumped who? Backes checks mckinnon and mckinnon takes backes down, no?

Consider the Reputation (of Backes). and, this followed a hit on Landeskog earlier in the game, no?  I’m sure Backes was looking for it.

Posted by MoreShoot on 04/06/14 at 08:56 AM ET

George Malik's avatar

Same game, from Fred Murtz…

Brenden Morrow gets a major penalty for cross-checking John Mitchell…

Patrick Bordeleau goes after Kevin Shattnekirk...

Line brawl! It’s time for a line brawl!;

And here’s Hitchcock’s presser.

Posted by George Malik from South Lyon, MI on 04/06/14 at 09:02 AM ET

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