Originally written on Smashville 24/7  |  Last updated 11/20/14

NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 18: Mike Fisher #12 of the Ottawa Senators skates against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on December 18, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
There was a controversial play that occurred in tonight’s Predators victory over the Anaheim Ducks. With the Preds leading 1-0 at 12:41 of the first period, Ducks defenseman Francois Beauchemin delivered a blind-side hit on Predators forward Mike Fisher, which sparked an ensuing scuffle. Fisher missed the rest of the game with an upper-body injury.On the play, Beauchemin was given two penalties (two for illegal check to head; two for roughing). Preds defenseman Kevin Klein also received a double-minor for roughing, as he jumped in and stood up for his teammate. Coach Barry Trotz was visibly upset with the call on the ice, which resulted in off-setting penalties.After the game, some players commented that it was important to stay composed and not retaliate to the Ducks’ antics.“We have a lot of good veteran guys in here,” defenseman Kevin Klein said. “It almost fires the team up to keep that pressure on and stay energized because you never like to see a guy go down. It puts tha...
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