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by Paul on 04/18/11 at 02:04 AM ET
from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail,
Vigneault doesn’t think Torres needs to change much, noting that: “A physical dimension is part of his game. Obviously, there are some adjustments and some education that all players have to go through, but I look at that hit and I compare that hit to (Ryan) Getzlaf on (Dan Hamhuis). I compare that hit to (Alexei) Ponikarovsky on Hamhuis - same type of hit - and Getzlaf didn’t even get a penalty on his.
“I mean, hockey’s a collision sport. There’s a lot of intensity. You’re always walking that fine line.”
Vigneault said he didn’t think Torres hit even warranted a penalty, “but at the end of the day, that’s me.
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