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Phaneuf Hit On Umberger

via Tom Reed of Puck-rakers,

R.J. Umberger had a strong game with two goals and nearly a third midway through the third period. And if that wasn’t enough he was hammered from behind by Dion Phaneuf in the first period, drawing a game misconduct for boarding. Umberger smacked his cheek hard against the glass, but said he was mostly just dazed.

“I’m lucky I was so close to the boards,” he said. “If I were a little further out, I could have been in trouble.”

Filed in: NHL Teams, Calgary Flames, Columbus Blue Jackets, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: dion+phaneuf, r.j.+umberger

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