Ugly incident involving Blades-Rebels

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  1. R S

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    Last year these two teams had a heated exchange in the playoffs revolving around goalie-runnings and line brawls.

    The rivalry extended into the game tonight in Saskatoon.

    It started with a fight between Lukas Sutter and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. The Rebels clearly were not happy that their star was forced to fight as Sutter stood up for himself after a high hit by RNH.

    The next shift Josh Cowen of the Rebels came at Stefan Elliott with a viscous blindside attack. It was Bertuzzi-esque. Luckily for everyone involved Cowen failed to connect clearly on Elliott. But either way he jumped onto Elliott and started pounding away before teammates jumped in. It was a cowardly act and should result in a several game suspension.

    Elliott had absolutely zero chance to defend himself.

    Video should surface early Sunday morning and you can judge for yourself, but it should definitely be a several game ban for Cowen.
     
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    It's funny I was at the Oilers game and was just checking some boxscores and I went to the Rebels game and I saw RNH fought and then I saw the mass amount of penalties and couldn't help thinking there was either a full team brawl or something really dirty happened...kinda curious to see the video now.
     
  3. Never like seeing that, hopefully Elliot is okay.
     
  4. R S

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    He is.

    Had a cut on his forehead but played the rest of the game. Like I said, he was very very very lucky that Cowen's huge sucker punch only grazed him. If he connected it would have likely been a nasty concussion in a best case scenario.
     
  5. R S

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    This is how it started, with the hit by RNH and a fight by Sutter. You can see how during the fight, 2-3 Rebels players wanted to jump in to help.



    This is where things got really nasty:

     
  6. Jumbo*

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    WOW what a piece of garbage. Hopefully he gets a nice 10-20 game suspension.
     
  7. crazyaces*

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    What a loser to sucker punch somone like that, gutless.
     
  8. Freudian

    Freudian Clearly deranged

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    Idiot. Glad to see Elliot was ok.
     
  9. 4Isles4*

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    WOW that Cowen kids move was one of the dirtiest ive seen...He completly threw a roundhouse full force without the other kid even knowing it was coming...
     
  10. FytinSioux

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    manly by cowen. glad we now know who the toughest guy on the ice was. :sarcasm:
     
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    Is Nicholls okay?
     
  12. R S

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    Yeah, Nicholls was fine. Had an absolutely filthy assist in the game as well. Spin-o-rama pass to Elliott who buried it.
     
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    Josh Cowen is he the brother of Jared?
     
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    Garbage move by Cowen, if that first right handed haymaker he threw landed, this would have been a lot worse. Good thing Elliot is ok
     
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    RNH goes up high on a guy and is held responsible for his actions so Cowen decides to go caveman on someone that had nothing to do with it?
     
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    Basically. RNH wasn't out after that. He would of probably died from the payback.
     
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    The mother of all sucker punches.
     
  18. Alex Jones

    Alex Jones BIG BOWL 'A CHILI!!

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    ...that's a cheap shot.
     
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    Not cool.
     
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    man its a good thing he didnt fully connect, or else that would've been REAL ugly, gutless move.
     
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    From the first playthrough I though it was a late hit. Was even worse when the replay showed it was an all out punch thrown. Very cowardly.:shakehead

    Also, what is the mascot for Saskatoon at the beginning of the 2nd video, super wacky.
     
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    Honestly, hope Cowen never plays another game in his life. This is not even remotely a hockey play, you don't do stuff like this, make an example out of him.
     
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    What a joke...
     
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    No one answered the question earlier.....is Cowen related to Jared Cowen?
     
  25. Synergy27

    Synergy27 I only like it when it's dimed out.

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    Is it bad that this is also what interests me the most about this video? So creepy.
     

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