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by Paul on 04/28/06 at 10:34 AM ET
But Cherry was most upset that Neil refused to fight Dingman, who received 17 minutes in penalties — resulting in a seven-minute power play during which Ottawa scored twice — in the Senators’ 8-4 win in Game 3. “He turtled. He was a Tommy Turtle,” said Cherry while showing video of the incident. “If he’s going to challenge a guy, he shouldn’t Tommy Turtle like that. There’s no honour in that. Just remember, he who will sell his soul for a win has no honour.” Naturally, Cherry didn’t stop there. He then went after Chara, who fought Lecavalier in the final minutes after being challenged. “(Lecavalier) doesn’t want to go with this big monster, but (Chara) keeps staring at him and he has no choice,” said Cherry. “He’s got to go because he’s been embarrassed. Then, when it’s over, (Chara) is holding his hand up like he’s a big hero.” Murray responded before Game 4 last night at the St. Pete Times Forum because it was the talk of the media from Tampa and Ottawa. “I’m disappointed when people question the character of our players,” said Murray. “I like Don Cherry and I like watching him. He’s got a vehicle to give lots of opinion when he’s on television.more
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