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The blind-side blow to the face defenseman Kris Letang absorbed Saturday from Montreal's Max Pacioretty broke his nose and compelled him to spend a lot of time with medical personnel the past few days. Even so, Letang doesn't seem to be carrying a grudge and said he believes the three-game suspension Pacioretty received Monday is reasonable punishment.
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Things can change quickly in this game, and the Penguins were reminded of that Saturday night. One moment, defenseman Kris Letang was in the Montreal zone, trying to get off a shot that would break a 3-3 tie at the Bell Centre late in the third period.
Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty has been suspended three games by the NHL for a hit to the head of Pittsburgh defenseman Kris Letang.
The league made the announcement Monday night, hours after Pacioretty had a hearing over the phone with NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan.
Pacioretty struck Letang in the head with his shoulder with 3:14 left in the third period of Montreal...
The NHL has suspended Montreal winger Max Pacioretty three games for his blindside hit on Penguins defenseman Kris Letang.
Montreal forward Max Pacioretty has been given a three-game suspension for a hit to the head of Penguins defenseman Kris Letang late in the third period of the Penguins' 4-3 overtime victory at the Bell Centre Saturday night.
The Shanahammer dropped on Max Pacioretty on Monday, as Brendan Shanahan announced that Pacioretty would be suspended for three games because of his illegal hit to the head on Kris Letang. Pacioretty's agent, Alec Shall -- surprise, surprise -- disagrees with Shanahan's ruling. "[Brendan Shanahan] said of Max Pacioretty 'This was an illegal hit to the head in which...
RDS has confirmed that Max Pacioretty received a three-game suspension for his blindside hit on Pittsburgh's Kris Letang.
Here's video of the hit if you haven't seen it.
So what do you think of the hit? The suspension?
Too much? Not enough or just right?
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