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It is safe to say that Brooks Orpik's hit on Chicago Blackhawks' center, Jonathan Toews, will be talked about until your ears bleed for the next week or so. Of course, the NHL won't be able to celebrate anything positive, instead the NHL will have the likes of old-time hockey talking heads discussing whether or not Orpik's hit on Towes was illegal or not. Talking heads like Mike Milbury of NBC.As you will see in the video below, Milbury goes off on how Orpik is a predator, who shouldn't be allowed to hit people because he does not fight. Milbury's logic, which isn't really logic at all, basically states that Orpik is a ***** because he does not fight after landing big hits. Milbury also went on to say that if he were coaching the Blackhawks that he would have ordered them to attack Orpik.Here's the video of the hit. You be the judge.Orpik tucked his elbow in and didn't aim at Toews head, which is exactly what the NHL wants. The hit is going to be...
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Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews left Sunday night’s game against the Pittsburgh Penguins with an apparent left arm injury after taking a huge hit from Brooks Orpik.
Orpik drilled the Blackhawks forward into the boards during the second period, with Toews’ shoulder and head appearing to take the brunt of the contact. Toews favored his left arm as he got up and skated...
This hit by Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik will certainly get looked at by the Department of Safety. Orpik absolutely crushed Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews, who left the game with an upper body injury. Toews looks like he hit his head multiple times on the play.
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Jonathan Toews was hurt by the hit above and did not return to the game on Sunday night. And, contrary to what the broadcast crew may have said immediately following the play, leaving your feet is not a clean hit. … Continue reading →The post Jonathan Toews Hurt, Blackhawks Lose To Pens appeared first on Committed Indians.
Chicago Blackhawks News – At least one guy in the organization thinks the Chicago Blackhawks flaked out on the Orpik hit on captain Jonathan Toews. Broadcaster Ed Olczyk, who isn’t shy about his opinions, had some things to say about the lack of a response on Sunday night.
Olczyk realizes that the game isn’t played the same as when he was a played but still felt...
Here’s a shocker, Mike Milbury complaining about something. His target on Sunday night: Brooks Orpik.
Orpik hit Jonathan Toews hard in the Penguins zone, knocking the Hawks captain out. Mike Milbury had this to say:
Milbury says, “Orpik tries to hit people when they are vulernable, HE TRIES TO HURT PEOPLE.”
Trying to make sense of Milbury is always tough. He rambles through...
from Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times,
As he lay crumpled on the ice following a devastating hit by Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik, Jonathan Toews uttered something apparently unprintable, got to his feet and skated off to the bench, clutching his left arm with his right. He sat on the bench, hunched over in pain a couple of times, then got up again and left for the dressing...
Chicago Blackhawks nation is holding its collective breath after Jonathan Toews left Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Penguins with what appeared to be an injured left arm. Toews, who has not missed a game this season, was the recipient of a massive hit from Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik in the second period. Orpik lowered his […]
Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews left Sunday night's 4-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins with an upper-body injury.With 6:40 remaining in the second period, Toews was trying to possess the puck on a dump in when he was checked hard into the boards by Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik. Following the hit, Toews immediately skated off the ice holding his left shoulder and...
By Tom Murray,
A few thoughts in the wake of what was the major topic of discussion early this week—the hit on Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews by Brooks Orpik of the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Predictably, there were opposing reactions to the hit, all of which can be summed up by the opinions of two well-known hockey pundits.
Greg Wyshynski, aka “Puck Daddy” at yahoo.com...
We had no idea this game was on NBCSN. This is going to be a long night.
As we all remember, the last time we played the Blackhawks was at Soldier Field and the Pens shat the bed.
That’s the thing about the outdoor games. If you only wear that jersey the one time, and you lose the game, isn’t the jersey kind of Tainted?
Are we not tainted and filthy now. Is this not the...
The Chicago Blackhawks have been playing without top winger Patrick Kane. He went down March 19 against the St. Louis Blues and is working to get back for postseason play.Also, top center Jonathan Toews suffered an upper-body injury in Sunday’s game against at Pittsburgh. He took a big hit from Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik and left the ice holding his arm.Blackhawks...
Losing Jonathan Toews gave Chicago energy.
It gave the Blackhawks motivation.
It gave them focus.
Gave them almost everything, it seemed, except a victory.
Mostly because Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury wouldn't allow it.
Fleury stopped 25 shots in the Penguins' 4-1 victory against Chicago Sunday night at Consol Energy Center, and did most of his best work in the final...
“The game is much different now than when I played, the game is much different than when I coached. Once the response didn’t happen, I knew it wasn’t going to happen. Was I disappointed? Absolutely.
“I don’t care what team this is. It’s Opening Day today, right? Somebody puts a ball in the mid section or the ribs of one of your players, I would expect that at some...