Their frustration became palpable in the first period on Monday when Nick Ritchie caught Viktor Arvidsson with a bad hit into the boards. Ritchie was given a five-minute major and a game misconduct for the hit, which looked bad for Arvidsson.
Thankfully, Arvidsson came back to finish out the first period for the Predators! On NBCSN’s secondary look at the hit, Arvidsson also came away from it with a bloody forehead in a very distinctive shape.
And, boy, did the internet go wild with it.
More like Viktor R-vidsson am I right folks pic.twitter.com/6lRSQtBsRi— Mary Clarke (@marycclarke) May 23, 2017
Arvidsson is now a member of team rocket pic.twitter.com/fD3BfpFzh2— Tony X. (@soIoucity) May 23, 2017
TO PROTECT THE WORLD FROM DEVASTATION pic.twitter.com/IzgFTgqNQz— Winging It In Motown (@wingingitmotown) May 23, 2017
That's not an R on Viktor Arvidsson's forehead, it's clearly a dinosaur pic.twitter.com/t5ocmaKKF4— SB Nation GIF (@SBNationGIF) May 23, 2017
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