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by Paul on 01/07/09 at 11:30 AM ET
from Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News,
Replays clearly showed Peters yelling, “he [bleeping] bit me” and the action was frozen on the arena’s HD board as Ruutu sank his teeth on to Peters’ thumb and ripped off the glove.
“I’ve never experienced that before,” said a stunned Peters, whose broken skin was bandaged but not stitched afterward. “I’ve been involved in a few altercations, too. I’ve never had anyone bite me before. I didn’t know that even happened for real. I saw the replay of it and it’s pretty evident he did bite me….
Facing several different media inquiries, Ruutu repeatedly proclaimed his innocence against the overwhelming video evidence.
“I didn’t bite him,” Ruutu said. “He had his glove in my mouth but I didn’t bite him.”
added 10:11am, ESPN zoomed in on the bite, watch below…
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