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Zenon Konopka’s Hit Today

Konopka received five for boarding, a ten and game misconduct for this hit on Artem Anisimov.

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Utter BS.

Anisimov was on the ice in the resulting power play. He is a faker.

The hit was from the SIDE, CLEARLY, and Anisimov turned away at the last second.

2 minute boarding penalty, MAYBE.

5 Minute major? Gave the game away.

Posted by Bob Vance Refridgeration on 10/29/11 at 07:03 PM ET

J.J. from Kansas's avatar

Yeah, this was a ridiculous call. Anisimov put himself in a vulnerable position and Konopka’s hit was not blindside.

I think based on the letter of the rule, a boarding minor would have been sufficient.. if even that.

Posted by J.J. from Kansas on 10/29/11 at 07:11 PM ET

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Horrible call. Commentators called it a “hit from behind” almost a dozen times, too.

Welp, Rangers just lost in OT so the injustice of the two Ranger pp goals wasn’t as big as it could have been.

Posted by shazam88 from SoCal on 10/29/11 at 07:59 PM ET

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Wolski’s hit was the one that should have been given a major.  This one didn’t even deserve a 2 minute minor.

Posted by K24 from NYC on 10/29/11 at 08:10 PM ET

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2 minutes max.

Posted by timbits on 10/29/11 at 09:18 PM ET

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