Dumba high hit on Backlund

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  1. Snakepit

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    Seeing it discussed around a few different threads so figured having one of its own might be useful

    Thoughts? Looks borderline to me with Backlunds head down, but there's definitely head contact and Dumba leaving his feet isn't a good look.






     
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    Good hit
     
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    You can actually pinpoint the frame where Dumba takes off. That was not a clean hit.
     
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    Yeah that's the biggest tell for me. Sure Backlunds head was down but Dumba leaving his feet like that along with the head contact makes it bad
     
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    Not the most egregious case, but Dumba definitely takes off with one foot prior to the hit and goes high on Backlund. Totally unnecessary with so little time in the game left too.
     
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    Exactly. There's nothing more to add.
     
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    Looks fine in real time but don’t have slide by slide to see if he jumped.
     
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    I don’t see what everyone’s talking about. I see Dumba making contact with his shoulder and then leaving the ice as a result of the collision. hit looks clean to me. Regardless, really disrespectful by Dumba.

    Also Gio had a hit that was blatantly a dangerous knee to knee. Where is the thread for that? Koivu got injured on the play.
     
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    Don't mind the hit much but the jump and punch from behind has to be a suspension
     
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    Feel free to start one.
     
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    clean hit. Minnesota played a hell of a game if they only allowed the Flames to 2 goals.
     
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    Go slide by slide. Dumba takes off.
     
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    Leaves his feet before hitting him and makes significant head contact causing injury. I have no problem with him going for the hit but he needs to do it within the rules.

    2 games IMO
     
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    Is he? Only updates I've been able to find say he'll be updated tomorrow but it's not looking good
     
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    What a turtling wuss:laugh: The hit was borderline but the turtle should be suspension worthy.
     
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    He definitely left his feet before making contact. Could see him getting a game or two.
     
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    Can we do a different thread for the Gio trip?
     
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    Nah Gio doesn’t do that:rolleyes:
     
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    He'll get as many games as Tkachuk got for turtling.
     
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    Well that’s dirty.
     
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    feet looks planted
     

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    I would need to see a better angle but it definitely looks predatory from that angle
     

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