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11/27/2007

Hartnell on Alberts

Jeez, you offer praise to a guy for his good sportsmanship in not hitting an opponent in a prone position and then he goes and does something like this. Needless to say, the hit on Alberts was dirty and pointless. My compliments to Hartnell are withdrawn.

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  • At 5:14 PM, Blogger Linquist said…

    "It appears that Mr. Hartnell was attempting to let up on delivering a check to an opponent that was in a vulnerable position," said NHL Senior Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations Colin Campbell. "However, at the point of contact, he did deliver a blow to the head of Mr. Alberts that resulted in an injury."

    He only gets two games, because he was clearly trying to let up. Riiight.

     
  • At 5:30 PM, Blogger ninja said…

    Hartnell's explanation sounds like a Nazi in denial.

     

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