Found May 04, 2013 on The Detroit Sports Site:
Justin Abdelkader’s controversial hit turned Game 3 — and possibly the series — of the Detroit-Anaheim playoff series in the Ducks’ favor. The two teams were locked in a close-checking 0-0 tie late in the second period when Abdelkader delivered a punishing shot on Anaheim defender Toni Lydman, which knocked Lydman from the game with a possible head injury. Abdelkader was given a five-minute major and game misconduct, and the Ducks immediately struck for a power-play goal. Abdelkader could be facing a suspension, too. The NHL’s head of discipline, former Wing Brendan Shanahan, no doubt will review the play; Shanahan just suspended Ottawa’s Eric Gryba for a hit that left Lars Eller injured. Here’s the video of Abdelkader’s hit: Did he deserve the penalty?
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