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Video- The Andrew Shaw Hit Last Night

 

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What the f*ck?  Throw the book at this POS.

Posted by CharDeeMacDennis on 03/29/19 at 08:29 AM ET

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No DoPS hearing for Shaw.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 03/29/19 at 09:22 AM ET

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No DoPS hearing for Shaw.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 03/29/19 at 10:22 AM ET


What a joke

Posted by MZ2215 on 03/29/19 at 10:39 AM ET

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I could have seen this easily be 10-20 games worth.  But of course not.

What also ticks me off is no one from CBJ goes after Shaw after the hit.  They just skate around like the play ended for offsides or something.  Shaw gets away with a hit to the head and gets nothing other than what - a 2 min penalty?  What a freaking joke.

Posted by TreKronor on 03/29/19 at 11:06 AM ET

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Im furious about this. How can this be defended?

Posted by ilovehomers on 03/29/19 at 11:34 AM ET

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How can this be defended?

I guess the excuse is that Shaw didn’t see McQuaid, though I have a really hard time believing Shaw didn’t know exactly where he was. To me, it almost looks like Shaw is intentionally looking toward the puck and away from McQuaid as he was about to make contact so that it didn’t look as blatant. Sneaky dirty.

Posted by hockeyfreak13 from Grand Rapids on 03/29/19 at 11:45 AM ET

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He raises his arm as he is about to make contact, what a joke.

Posted by George0211 on 03/29/19 at 11:50 AM ET

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Terrible. If the DOPS isn’t going to look at this they might as well disband. This was so obviously an unnecessary hit.

Posted by evileye on 03/29/19 at 12:06 PM ET

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There is zero excuse for this.

I was hoping McQuaid would come back and leave Shaw in a heap.
Shaw has a rep. He’s a dirty player who intentionally looks for hits like this.
This is a classic Shaw move to raise his arm and skate right into the back of an unsuspecting non puck carrier’ head. What a coincidental accident.

Every time the DoPS drops the ball so egregiously any bit of progress to deter intentional hits to the head is wiped away. Shaw is a repeat offender and targeted an one of the more physical opponents and took him out of a crucial game between two teams going down to the wire. He likely caused a concussion. He got away with it. Why wouldn’t more players try the same as the intensity is ramping up?

Montreal iced a pretty gooned up lineup with an enforcer who hadn’t played in the previous 15 or so games.
He kept trying to get Nick Follgno, the captain and a valuable contributor to fight. Montreal treated the 4 on 4 like an overtime and made use of the extra ice to score a goal. It was good the Jackets kept their composure and focused on legal hits, playing physical, but winning the game.

By the way the hack TSN had covering this game: a) mentioned that Columbus has the wins in regulation tiebreaker but completely omitted that they also have a game in hand b) ascribed the loss to Montreal gifting Columbus with mistakes rather than crediting the opponent at all for a gritty, resilient win and b) concluded by gushing about Shaw’s “monster hit” as though it were a brilliant, clean body check. He never even mentions it was interference, let alone a blindside headshot. Every time I want to cheer for Canadian teams due to the tradition, smug biased writers and fans (what’s the difference?) ruin it with coverage like that. TSN is supposed to be a hockey authority.

Posted by lefty.30 on 03/29/19 at 03:49 PM ET

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