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Avs announcer enjoyed Cody McLeod hit on Kronwall

So you think you despise Hawk Harrelson? Well you might want to add Colorado Avalanche play-by-play man Mike Haynes to the list of opposing announcers you flat out detest. Yeah I know Colorado has been about as relevant in the hockey world as some beer league rec team in Taylor but last night when Avalanche winger Cody McLeod delivered a nasty and cheap hit to Niklas Kronwall, Haynes...

Niklas Kronwall gets crushed from behind on dirty hit from Cody McLeod

Colorado Avalanche forward Cody McLeod utterly destroyed Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall from behind on this brutally illegal hit.  Kronwall was clearly concussed and was taken off on a stretcher, but is apparently doing okay.  McLeod will be suspended for his hit and deservedly so.  One of the most disgusting parts of this video is the way the Altitude announcers...

Colorado announcers say Kronwall got "some of his own medicine" after dirty hit

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall has earned a reputation around the National Hockey League for being a physical player who makes bone-crushing hits on his opponents. These kinds of hits have even been given a name -- being "Kronwalled." During Thursday night's game against the Colorado Avalanche, Kronwall was playing a puck in the corner when Avalanche...

Cody McLeod Injures Niklas Kronwall Via The Ol’ Hit From Behind

Earlier today we talked about how the Avalanche and Red Wings had a legitimate shot at reigniting their once-fierce rivalry. We touched on how Patrick Roy has the Avalanche playing a hard-nosed (to put it very, very lightly) style of play which has seen them win their first six games of the year. While the Avalanche style of play is an exciting brand, it was just a matter of time...

Avs’ Cody McLeod will attend hearing with NHL’s Department of Player Safety…On Tuesday…

Baffling news, per NHL.com: Colorado Avalanche left wing Cody McLeod will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety Tuesday at the League's New York offices after a boarding incident during Thursday's game against the Detroit Red Wings at Pepsi Center. McLeod was offered the opportunity for an in-person hearing as required by provisions of the Collective...

Red Wings-Avalanche wrap-up and overnight report: on the McLeod-Kronwall hit and the Wings’ win

Blogger's note: This entry is going to piss you off if you're a Red Wings fan. The Red Wings took a very late flight to Phoenix with a player who insists that he was at fault for getting hit from behind by Cody McLeod in a concussed Niklas Kronwall, and the Red Wings brought Kronwall along having defeated the Colorado Avalanche 4-2. The Red Wings both ensured that the...

Kronwall taken off ice on stretcher

The Detroit Red Wings beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 on Thursday night, handing Patrick Roy his first loss as an NHL head coach. But the only thing players and coaches alike could talk about after the game was the latest vicious hit to the head that sent a player off the ice on a stretcher. This time it was Detroit defenseman Niklas Kronwall, who was carried off the ice on a stretcher...

Cody McLeod has in person hearing for hit on Niklas Kronwall

#Avalanche Cody McLeod has earned an in-person hearing with the #NHL for his hit on #Redwings Nik Kronwall. Date TBD. — Nick Kypreos (@RealKyper) October 18, 2013 Here's the good news, Colorado Avalanche forward Cody McLeod is set to have the book thrown at him. The Colorado Avalanche forward has in person hearing for hit with the NHL Department of Player Safety, for...

Colorado's McLeod to have in-person hearing

Colorado Avalanche left wing Cody McLeod will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety Tuesday at the League's New York offices after a boarding incident during Thursday's game against the Detroit Red Wings at Pepsi Center. McLeod was offered the opportunity for an in-person hearing as required by provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement for any suspension...

Video- Cody McLeod Hit On Niklas Kronwall

via Sportsnet, Colorado broadcast point of view on the hit...  

Not Quite The Dirtiest Hockey Hit Ever, But...

((HT: FS Detroit/NHL/Puck Daddy)) Now, we have Cody McLeod driving Niklas Kronwall into the boards... Third time this week, if you include the KHL hit we just posted... And that's not a good thing... Here's the Colorado point of view, thanks to Kukla's Korner... ((HT: Sportsnet))

Red Wings-Avs quick take: Wings snap Avs’ streak…And cross their fingers for Kronwall

Thanks to an unnecessary and reckless hit, the Detroit Red Wings played without a concussed-but-okay Niklas Kronwall for the vast majority of what I certainly hope was a team-defining 4-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche. The game had all the hallmarks of a Wings-Avs game: a fight, a stupid, stupid, stupid hit by Cody McLeod yielding a bizarre, "Okay, yeah, he hit the dude...

Red Wings-Avalanche tailings: on the McLeod in-person hearing and the Griffins’ home opener

As Paul noted, the NHL has given Colorado Avalanche forward Cody McLeod an invitation to visit Brendan Shanahan in New York for a hit on Niklas Kronwall that drew very different reactions from the Red Wings and Avalanche's broadcasters. Again, NHL.com posted the Wings' feed of the hit... Continue reading "Red Wings-Avalanche tailings: on the McLeod in-person hearing...

Another day, another player stretchered off the ice in the NHL

Is it just me, or does it seem like the number of extremely dirty hits are at an all-time high in the NHL? Just a few days after we witnessed an unconscious Dan Boyle get stretchered off the ice there was a similar incident in Colorado. This time the perpetrator was Cody McCleod who drove Niklas Kronwall’s head into the boards as the Red Wings defenseman had his back to the Avalanche...
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