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Video- What Do You Think Of This Taylor Hall Slash?

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duhduhduh's avatar

I’ve seen Yzerman make that slash 20 times or more.  In the post Probert era, if someone took liberties, I remember he’d give it back hard on the back of the calf.  Seems like Hall didn’t take that much abuse on the play, but it may have been for something that happened earlier?

Posted by duhduhduh on 04/11/13 at 12:51 PM ET

redxblack's avatar

It looked like a pretty good slash. He’d get his two minutes worth on that. It’s funny in that Michalek went down about as hard as Joe Thornton when Franzen tapped his skate, only for real.

Posted by redxblack from Akron Ohio on 04/11/13 at 01:30 PM ET

Evilpens's avatar

he’s a PUNK! Z isn’t exactly Mr. Physical or Mr. Mean

Posted by Evilpens on 04/11/13 at 01:38 PM ET

goon's avatar

I would say a call from the department of players safety. Possible suspension.

Posted by goon from Grand Forks, ND on 04/11/13 at 01:43 PM ET

w2j2's avatar

Nasty slash to the calf.
He is a punk, and somebody should make him pay.

Posted by w2j2 on 04/11/13 at 02:16 PM ET


haha…no penalty called.  Great officiating.  Reminds me of a former Oiler #11 who used to lay the lumber pretty good.

Posted by Geno71 on 04/11/13 at 02:32 PM ET

perfection's avatar

yeah that was a tomahawk chop if i ever saw one… garbage. i get that Hall is at the point of his career (it seems all the scorers go through this phase) where he has to show the league he’ll standup for himself. but that was definitely goony. 

Posted by perfection from LaLaLand on 04/11/13 at 02:32 PM ET

cigar_nurse's avatar

Well that was Vlasic-esque. This is the type of thing that should be reviewed and suspended. The players union would do themselves a favor to make this kind of thing a part of the past .

Posted by cigar_nurse from On LTIR for the Greenville Pylons on 04/11/13 at 04:26 PM ET

Evilpens's avatar

Messier was a Twat!! Best story about what a twat he was is a Playoff series between Pens & Rags & the Rags were slashing the Hell out of Mario & Rick Tocchet went up to Messier & told him You stop the slashing on Mario or I will slash you & break your Foot. Slashing of Mario stopped right then & there.

Tocchet was mean & at times crazy enough to do just that too

Posted by Evilpens on 04/11/13 at 04:41 PM ET

shanetx's avatar

. Tocchet was mean & at times crazy enough to do just that too

Woah.  Slow down.  You mean to tell me the guy who ran an illegal gambling ring while employed as an NHL coach ALSO played with a healthy disregard for the rules as a player?

You’re blowing my mind, man.

Posted by shanetx from Floydada, Texas on 04/11/13 at 05:42 PM ET


Hall is a pole smoking punk!

Posted by timbits on 04/11/13 at 09:52 PM ET

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