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Jordin Tootoo Hit On Dan Fritsche Tonight

Tootoo with a shoulder to the head of Fritsche, who did have his head down.  No penalty on the play.

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Keenan Not Happy With Play Of Fritsche

from Randy Sportak of the Calgary Sun,

Rene Bourque’s dream season won’t likely include a 30-goal milestone.

Right now, the Flames forward is just hoping to be back in action sooner than later.

Bourque scored his 21st goal of the season last night in the club’s 3-2 overtime win, but was knocked from the game in the second period with an ankle injury, assessed to be a high-ankle sprain….

Head coach Mike Keenan said Fritsche slew-footed Bourque on the play.

“Not only didn’t he get a call on it, he got a shorthanded goal,” Keenan said. “It was a disappointment, in terms of the officials just didn’t see it. We watched it on tape, which is always easier than live action.

“He’s got a very damaged ankle now. He’s going to be gone for a long time.”

more and the video below is not the best, but it does show Fritsche and Bourque colliding.

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Wild Trade For Fritsche

via the Pioneer Press,

The Minnesota Wild have acquired forward Dan Fritsche (FRIHT-chee) from the New York Rangers in exchange for defenseman Erik Reitz, Wild general manager Doug Risebrough announced today.

“Dan is a versatile player who can play center or wing, a determined player who makes the game harder on the opposition, and a winning player — he’s won a Memorial Cup and a World Junior Championship for Team USA,” Risebrough said in a statement from the team.

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Rangers Place Fritsche On Waivers

via Aaron Portzline of Puck-rakers,

New York Rangers winger Dan Fritsche, a former Blue Jackets player and a native of Parma, Ohio, is on NHL waivers, The Dispatch has confirmed.

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Rangers Agree to Terms with Dan Fritsche

From the Blue Seats at the NY Post:

The New York Rangers have agreed to terms with restricted free agent forward Dan Fritsche.

Fritsche, 23, appeared in 69 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, registering 10 goals and 12 assists for 22 points, along with 22 penalty minutes.

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