Originally written on The Slanch Report  |  Last updated 3/7/12

DENVER - OCTOBER 24: Niklas Kronwall #55 of the Detroit Red Wings warms up prior to facing the Colorado Avalanche during NHL action at the Pepsi Center on October 24, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Red Wings 3-1. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Niklas Kronwall of the Detroit Red Wings is known for giving out punishing hits, something Philadelphia's Jakub Voracek learned the hard way during Tuesday's game between the two teams. Grabbing the puck and starting to head up the ice quickly, Voracek runs into the solid barrier that is Kronwall's shoulder. 

Immediately staggering on the ice, the refs should have whistled play dead and gotten him immediate medical attention, something the Philly announcers are rightfully angry about.


The Flyers were understandably concerned about their teammate and jostled Kronwall after the play until the refs stepped in. Flyers coach Peter Laviolette was also pretty pissed off, expressing his displeasure with a classic flipping of the bird to the refs after the whistle. 

 
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