NBC's commentators called this hit from Chris Higgins of the Vancouver Canucks on Zdeno Chara of the Boston Bruins an "innocent play," but um, how does one innocently leap at another mans head?
Via Bubbaprog, click to animate:
I'm sorry, but there's nothing innocent about that. It's true that both players are looking at the puck as it moves up the wing. It's also true that Chris Higgins knew exactly what he was doing, and that ain't cool, bro.
No penalties were called on the play. I'm sure there will be somebody outraged somewhere over the lack of suspension for Game 8.
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