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There's never a good time for a headshot to happen on the ice, and there's never a good reason for it. The Philadelphia Flyers found that out the hard way as their top playoff scorer Claude Giroux has been suspended for an illegal hit to the head in last night's loss to the New Jersey Devils. His shoulder made contact with Danius Zubrus' head here on this hit: [youtube]px7X8lQ7azY[/youtube] Pretty nasty hit, and plenty late as well. His two minute penalty for illegal hit to the head got him a hearing today with the NHL and a one game suspension. Giroux "respects the decision and wants to move on," according to Frank Seravalli of the Philadelphia Daily News, and that's well and good. What's not well and good is that Giroux is the leading scorer in all categories (8G 9A 17Pts) and the Flyers face elimination tomorrow night. The game that Giroux has been suspended for is a decisive one, and this absolutely hurts the team. While the hit to the head...
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