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Video- Ryan Reaves Hit Today

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added 6:50pm, longer version below.

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Paul's avatar

Gross will not return, Yotes say lbi.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 04/11/21 at 04:15 PM ET

MurrayChadwick's avatar

Lots of head there, but I don’t know how he finishes a check at the size difference without

Posted by MurrayChadwick from Window Seat on the Captain's Ship on 04/11/21 at 04:49 PM ET


Reaves crouches and then springs up.

He’s getting what looks like mostly head
and following through high with forearm.

Reaves does this a lot and just doesn’t care.
Not many guys can fight him and half the time the league
does nothing and half the time it’s a game or two.
You don’t get the sense this will ever matter to him unless he’s
forced out himself for half a season or more with concussion symptoms
or has to see a close friend/teammate struggle with terrible symptoms from hits like
this by another Ryan Reaves.

The league is simply not putting much responsibility on players not to hit guys in the head and nor is the NHLPA.

Posted by lefty.30 on 04/11/21 at 06:40 PM ET

jhpcarrier97's avatar

5 games for that one, 3 for the hit and 2 for the reputation.  Gross probably out for concussion protocol and observation.  Dangerous stuff.

Posted by jhpcarrier97 on 04/11/21 at 07:28 PM ET

TreKronor's avatar

I don’t think you could land an elbow to the head much better than Reaves did here. I have no issue if instead it’s an open ice hit shoulder to shoulder, but he made it his intent to hit him in the head.

Alas, nothing will change and Reaves will continue these hits.

Posted by TreKronor on 04/11/21 at 09:59 PM ET

Rumbear's avatar

Garbage player with a penchant for cheap shots. NHL will look away. Maybe a game suspension for no elbow pads. Garbage will continue…...

Posted by Rumbear from Top O the Hasek, sing along The YzerMan Can!...... on 04/11/21 at 10:32 PM ET


Should be 5 minimum. Reaves was low and then exploded up through the head, damn near came off his feet. The NHL will probably fine him or give him a single game. At this point you’ve gotta wonder how many more of these he’s going to get away with before someone lines him up and tries to end his career.

Posted by MZ2215 on 04/12/21 at 07:24 AM ET

Paul's avatar

Looks like no discipline for Reaves.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 04/12/21 at 09:20 AM ET


Not even a call from DoPS, absolute joke.

Posted by MZ2215 on 04/12/21 at 09:28 AM ET

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