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Video- Jack Eichel Hit On Ryan McDonagh

Some people in the hockey world are saying Eichel deserves a suspension.

Yout thoughts?

McDonagh did not return to the game and the Lightning will update his status today.


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stonehands-78's avatar

yikes, “looked” bad

but the contact was not much different then any other typical hockey ‘push’ (crosscheck)

verdict: no suspension warranted

Posted by stonehands-78 from the beginning ... a WingsFan, on 11/30/18 at 09:47 AM ET

TreKronor's avatar

Ugh.  This kind of hit happens lots every game…just that this was in that awkward void near the boards. 

I don’t think it is suspension worthy.

Posted by TreKronor on 11/30/18 at 12:21 PM ET


Yes. Absolutely.the rules about boarding and hits to the Head were designed to prevent things exactly like this. Across check 5 to 6 feet out from the end boards that ends up with somebody doing a face-plant into the boards. It absolutely needs to be a suspension based on the rule. No more gray “he didn’t mean to do it” crap.

Posted by teldar on 11/30/18 at 03:43 PM ET

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