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Letang was hit in the first period by Dallas left wing Eric Nystrom, whose right arm made contact with Letang's head. Letang, who missed almost two months with a concussion earlier this season, did not return to the game.
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Dallas Stars left wing Eric Nystrom avoided league disciplinary action for a hit to the head of Pittsburgh defenseman Kris Letang in Wednesday night's game.
Nystrom received a two-minute roughing penalty on the play, which knocked Letang out of the game.
Stars general manager Joe Nieuwendyk said the league reviewed the play and saw no grounds for a suspension.
Another night, another controversy in the NHL. On Wednesday night in Dallas, Eric Nystrom took out Kris Letang with what appeared to be a hit the head. Nystrom received a minor for roughing on the play, which was popularly argued about by Mike Milbury and Jeremy Roenick. Check out the hit for yourself below, and leave your thoughts on the play in the comments section.
According to Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News, Eric Nystrom will face no discipline for his hit on Kris Letang.
Still no word on Letang's status.
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If you thought the hit Eric Nystrom planted on the Penguins' Kris Letang midway through the first period earlier tonight was explosive, man, you should've caught the analysis following the game.
At one point during their discussion heated exchange, analysts Mike Milbury and Jeremy Roenick appeared as if they were about to come to blows.
Milbury, who was adamant that Nystrom...
Ref called two minutes for roughing on Eric Nystrom of the Dallas Stars.
Penguins announced Letang is out with an upper-body injury.
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Last night, I watched the Dallas vs. Pittsburgh game (unfortunately, Pittsburgh won in a shootout). However, during the game, there was a hit that got everyone talking.I do not know how to embed but: Here is the video.The Stars (and former Michigan star) Eric Nystrom hits Pens Defenseman Kris Letang high-ish.Mike Milbury (aka the idiot in this post) and Jeremy Roenick (who usually...
Jeremy Roenick defends Eric Nystrom’s hit on Kris Letang after an earlier debate with Mike Milbury (NBC Sports)