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Two Questionable Hits From Games On Sunday

 

3RD PERIOD
01:55 MTL Jarred Tinordi served by Jiri Sekac  Elbowing (maj)  - 5 min against  Nate Schmidt
01:55 MTL Jarred Tinordi  Fighting (maj)  - 5 min against  Chris Brown
01:55 WSH Chris Brown served by Nathan Walker  Instigator  - 2 min against  Jarred Tinordi
01:55 WSH Chris Brown  Fighting (maj)  - 5 min against  Jarred Tinordi
01:55 MTL Jarred Tinordi  Game misconduct  - 10 min
01:55 WSH Chris Brown  Misconduct (10 min)  - 10 min

via TSN,

Franson took a hit from the Sabres' Torrey Mitchell in the third period and fell awkwardly into the boards, injuring his left kneecap. He was helped off the ice and did not return to the game.

No penalty was assessed on the play.

 

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  Tags: cody+franson, jarred+tinordi, torrey+mitchell

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In the replay It looked like Cody lifted his leg to avoid the net and lost his balance. The hit looked looked like he was fighting for position. Anybody else see that?

Posted by SlimChance on 09/29/14 at 08:31 AM ET

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I don’t see either as suspendable.  Tinordi’s was a good clean hit where the puck carrier put himself in a vulnerable situation and Franson barely got touched and lost his footing.  It’s the NHL. Be strong on your skates…

Posted by Laran on 09/29/14 at 08:38 AM ET

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