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Buffalo Sabres‘ goaltender Ryan Miller is now out of the Sabres lineup indefinitely with a concussion after a he took a huge hit from Bruins‘ forward Milan Lucic. The two teams played each other on Saturday, where the Bruins went on to win 6-2. Lucic only received a 2 minute minor penalty for charging though he is likely to receive further discipline. He is set to have a meeting with the NHL’s Senior VP of Player Safety, Brendan Shanahan at 1pm on Monday. Click here to view the embedded video.   Perhaps the most surprising part of the incident was that none of the other five Sabres players on the ice went to beat the $h*& out of Lucic the way you would expect after a massively illegal hit like that one. The commentators during the game seem to think Miller’s teammates did a decent job of retaliating, but to me it looked like a bunch of softies trying to make it look like they were actually doing something when they really weren’t. If I was a Sabres’ player on the ice at that tim...
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