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Video- You Make The Call, Brad Marchand On Derick Brassard

via Larry Brooks of the New York Post,

“You go shoulder-to-shoulder, but he brings his leg in the back and I felt I had a slew-foot there,” Brassard said. “I don’t want to [look for] any excuses, and I don’t want to be a crybaby or anything, but it could have been dangerous with the way I went down, caught my leg and hit my knee on the ice. I could have been injured for the rest of the season.

“Marchand is a good player, he’s feisty and competes hard,” No. 16 said. “But those kinds of things we don’t need in our game.”

No penalty on the play...

 

Filed in: NHL Teams, Boston Bruins, New York Rangers, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: brad+marchand, derick+brassard

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Of course there was no penalty on the play!  This is the NHL and in the NHL, Boston isn’t a dirty, filthy bunch of scum-bags.  There is a disease in this league and the heart of it has a big B stamped on it’s chest.

Posted by Wise1 on 01/16/15 at 10:03 AM ET

nEgativezEro's avatar

There’s no doubt that Marchand is a dirty prick, but I didn’t see much of issue on that play. He definitely hits the back of Brassard’s leg, but it looked more like a loss of balance from the impact of the initial hit.

Posted by nEgativezEro on 01/16/15 at 11:33 AM ET

WingsFanInBeanLand's avatar

Text book slew foot.  The inept refs of course do not call it.

Posted by WingsFanInBeanLand from where free agents no longer dare. on 01/16/15 at 03:01 PM ET

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