Found April 10, 2013 on Goon's World:
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This is a dirty, bush-league hit and it’s a violation of the NHL’s rule 48. The Head is targeted; it’s pretty cut and dried. I am going to be very surprised and disappointed if Devils defenseman Anton Volchenkov isn’t given a 3-4 game suspension for this dirty and unnecessary hit on Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand. Seriously, there is no defending this hit. I don’t care what you think of Brad Marchand, this is not acceptable. These are the types of hits we’re trying to illuminate from all levels of hockey. Volchenkov is a repeat offender. I expect the Brendan Shanahan and the Department of Player Safety to be giving Mr. Volchenkov a call tomorrow.
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