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by George Malik on 03/13/14 at 02:57 AM ET
The best thing I can say about this hit Milan Lucic delivered to Alexei Emelin, as noted by Pro Hockey Talk's Cam Tucker, is that this is a textbook "he hit the dude in the numbers and then the head" hit, the kind that the Department of Player Safety tends to illustrate as a no-no.
The fact that Emelin wasn't hurt plays in Lucic's favor, but I'd imagine the fact that Lucic scored en route to the Bruins' 4-1 win adds insult to lack of injury:
I can already hear Don Cherry getting ready to defend "Loosick's" hit if this one registers on the NHL's radar.
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