Pitts wrote:Idoit40fans wrote:Has nothing to do with respect. Has a lot to do with not wanting to lose 10% of his season to suspension.
Oh, so you spoke to Mike about that? Cool.
Gaucho wrote:brwi wrote:Godric wrote:HockeyDaddy wrote:Major respect for Ribero there. More players need to respect each other like that.
If you replaced Ribiero with Malkin and Crosby with Giroux I'd have flipped out. No one is asking you to kill anyone but you make that hit.
I think you thump him there. Not some kind of wipeout, high hit, but hockey is and always has been a contact sport.
It'd still be a blindside hit. Those were never cool as far as I know.
blindside hits were fine until recently. celebrated, even.