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Difference Between KHL and NHL Hits

From Slava Malamud of Sport-Express via Twitter:

Want to know the big difference between the NHL and #KHL? This is #KHL’s top 10 hits of the week.

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OlderThanChelios's avatar

Numbers 3 and 1 would be 5-8 game suspensions in the NHL right now. As for the others, most happen half a dozen times in every NHL game.

Posted by OlderThanChelios from Grand Rapids, MI on 10/03/11 at 03:35 PM ET

Pharazon's avatar

wow

Posted by Pharazon from England on 10/03/11 at 03:56 PM ET

Nate A's avatar

Is boarding not a penalty in the KHL? Most of the hits were pretty weak really. But a couple were certainly Shanny suspension worthy, and may have drawn some attention Pre-Shanny era as well.

Posted by Nate A from Detroit-ish on 10/03/11 at 03:58 PM ET

Primis's avatar

#10 was laughable, that wouldn’t even get credit for a hit in most NHL rinks.  #8 was what, a missed hit, he whiffed on him as he fell?

Two were Checking From Behind.  2 or 3 were Headshots.

It really is the wild east over there isn’t it?

Posted by Primis on 10/03/11 at 04:16 PM ET

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