columbia wrote:That yootobz clip is just as ambiguous as the NBC feed.
But you'd better show me your Licensed Certified Psychic credentials, if you want me to believe that Steckel did or did not intend to hit Crosby.
No one will ever know.
Personally, I think he did intend to hit him but not to injury him as badly as he did. I don't know of any player that wouldn't take a shot at Crosby (or Malkin or any other star player) in that situation, not with the intention of hurting them but just to try to get inside their head (