Virtanen Hit Initial Thoughts

Jake Virtanen of the Vancouver Canucks laid a hit on Alexei Emelin that caused quite a¬†stir on the Nashville Predators side. They responded by going after Virtanen immediately, with Scott Hartnell eventually adjusting the helmet of almost every Canuck on the ice. Four thoughts came immediately to mind after seeing this hit: 1)I couldn't agree … Continue reading Virtanen Hit Initial Thoughts

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Emelin Doesn’t Deserve Suspension For Hit On Larkin

Alexei Emelin of the Montreal Canadiens threw a massive hit on Detroit rookie All-Star Dylan Larkin, and took a 5 minute¬†boarding penalty for his troubles. On his way to the box, he had to partake in a fight with Justin Abdelkader and got cut open to boot. Not a 30 seconds Emelin would want to … Continue reading Emelin Doesn’t Deserve Suspension For Hit On Larkin