Found October 13, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
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Goalie Steve Mason was down in a heap crumpled inside his own net with Phoenix Coyotes tough guy Paul Bissonette on his knees in the crease with his arms raised pleading his innocence. It wasn’t even the 6-foot-2 216-pound forward’s own force that nearly knocked out Mason. It was Zac Rinaldo Mason’s teammate who shoved the opponent and got a cross-checking penalty for it. “I didn’t feel too good but it happens” said Mason who made 29 saves in a 2-1 loss to Phoenix. “You have to move on.” The 25-year-old goalie is used to having vulcanized rubber fired at him all night but he isn’t so used to getting opponents shoved into him. Until recently that is. “It happened a couple times in Carolina as well” Mason said. “Our guys are battling but we can’t be taking penalties like that.” In the preseason it happened too. Craig Berube wants his team checking tighter in the defensive zone but he didn’t think he’d have to mention it should be against the boards and not against a teamm
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