Originally posted on Next Impulse Sports  |  Last updated 5/6/12

This head shot by Sacha Treille of France on Roman Starchenko of Kazakhstan is one of those plays which would land any NHL player a year long suspension. Treille came in like a torpedo and without thinking twice aimed at Roman’s head and absolutely demolished him. The hit is as vicious and illegal as you will ever see and we hope that there are severe long term repercussions for Treille.

From the IIHF, after France’s 6-3 win:

The game was marred by a devastating hit to the head by Sasha Treille on Roman Starchenko. Treille was given a major and match penalty, and the hit will be reviewed by the IIHF’s disciplinary committee with any further decision coming tomorrow morning. In all, the game featured 63 penalty minutes.

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