Found May 14, 2012 on Goon's World:

This is a dirty and unnecessary hit by Finnish defenseman Anssi Salmela on USA Defenseman Alex Goligoski during yesterday's game at the World Championship, which the Americans won 5-0. Salmela was given a five minute major and a game misconduct and will probably face supplemental discipline. I like the fact that there is no hesitation from the IIHF official in calling a penalty and I would like to see the NHL games officiated this way as well.


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