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Video- High Hit By Chara On Wingels?

via CSNBayArea,

Sharks winger Tommy Wingels was forced from a game in Boston after taking a high hit from Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara with 2:28 to go in the first period. Wingels did not return.

from Kevin Kurz of CSNBayArea,

If McLellan had a problem with the Chara hit, he didn’t express it in his postgame presser, although he said earlier he “didn’t have a good angle, so I can’t comment.”

“You know what, every time somebody is hit now we quickly run to the video and we analyze – was it legal, was it illegal? It’s a hard game, and it’s played by hard players that have to get involved physically night in and night out,” said the head coach. “They have to take some lumps, too. We have to give some lumps, we have to take some lumps. If it’s dirty, I think it should be severely dealt with. If it’s hard hockey, than so be it.”

more on the game...

Watch the hit below and because of the far away camera view, I can't really tell what kind of hit it was...

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  Tags: tommy+wingels, zdeno+chara


Paul's avatar

The NHL will not take any action against Chara.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 10/25/13 at 11:31 AM ET

redxblack's avatar

Chara gets his arms up. He’s so tall that such a move will almost always be a headshot. He has to keep his arms down to check. It’s sad the NHL won’t review, but being a star has advantages.

Posted by redxblack from Akron Ohio on 10/25/13 at 12:19 PM ET

madhatter's avatar

Only two cameras in the rink, and they’re both 200 ft. away from the hit?

Posted by madhatter on 10/25/13 at 05:21 PM ET

mrfluffy's avatar

Posted by redxblack from Akron Ohio on 10/25/13 at 12:19 PM ET

So you’re saying it’s physics…

Posted by mrfluffy from the phone, calling Detroit, telling them it's on 10/25/13 at 07:20 PM ET

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