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Patrice Cormier Flying Elbow On Mikael Tam

from RDS (translated)

The stay of Patrice Cormier with the Rouyn-Noranda took an odd tangent Sunday afternoon at the Dave Keon Arena.

Forward originally from Cap-Pelé, New Brunswick, who was playing his third game only with the Huskies, was expelled from the meeting at 3:32 of the overtime period for giving a blow to the head of defender Ramparts Mikael Tam.

The force of the impact was such that the back left the ice in convulsions on a stretcher. However, Tam is out of danger and in stable condition in hospital. He suffered a brain head trauma and lost some teeth. He will remain under observation for at least 48 hours.

added 9:49am, via a Tweet from Bob McKenzie,

This Cormier elbow is sickening on so many levels. I have never been so discouraged about the game of hockey as now.

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  Tags: mikael+tam, patrice+cormier

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