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Video- Scotte Upshall Takes A Forearm From Radko Gudas

No penalty from the hit...

 

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  Tags: radko+gudas, scottie+upshall

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Gudas aimed for the head. The announcer claims Upshall had his head down. Doesn’t matter when Gudas targeted the head. He clearly targeted the head.

Posted by Puckbubba on 10/10/14 at 09:40 AM ET

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That color commentator needs to be fired. First, for using the term “batting the ball out of the air” and second for being such a homer that he blames Upshall for the hit.

Me thinks he’s a baseball fan.

Posted by DrewBehr from The Mitten on 10/10/14 at 11:17 AM ET

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Reports are no NHL discipline will be taken on Gudas.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 10/10/14 at 11:18 AM ET

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Reports are no NHL discipline will be taken on Gudas.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 10/10/14 at 11:18 AM ET

That’s awful.  Is Pronger already running the dept. or something?  There’s nothing defensible about that hit.

Posted by Primis on 10/10/14 at 12:40 PM ET

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Reports are no NHL discipline will be taken on Gudas.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 10/10/14 at 11:18 AM ET

That’s a shame, & for more than one reason.

Gudas can be one of the best D around but he needs to remove this from his game. I can’t think of any reason for him to do that unless he starts getting suspended. The sooner he gets suspended for this sort of crap, the sooner he will stop doing this shit.

Posted by alwaysaurie on 10/10/14 at 01:25 PM ET

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Kerry Fraser of TSN on the hit.

Gudas’ elbow remained in a tucked position and his skates firmly planted on the ice as evidenced in freeze-frame images. Another mitigating factor which would be considered is that Scottie Upshall remained in the game and did not sustain apparent injury (My preference is to rule on the act and not the result but it’s not my stick and puck!).

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Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 10/10/14 at 02:49 PM ET

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