Granted, technically this hit on Henrik Zetterberg by Shea Weber wasn't a traditional hit. It was more of a "I'm gonna fight you, Steve!" kind of move than anything else:
The reaction on Twitter was immediate and universal: "What the hell was Weber thinking?" It didn't seem to matter what team you were a fan of (disclaimer: I'm a Blues fan and dislike the Wings, but I still thought that Weber should have been suspended), you were at the very least confused as to what Weber was doing with that move. He goes to hit Zetterberg, misses, and then just grabs him by the helmet and whaps his head into the glass a few times. Sure, because that's how you resolve conflicts in the NHL now. Zetterberg was trying to do a little annoying message sending by the time the final horn sounded, but it wasn't bad, and it didn't warrant something that would get you assault charges in the outside world.
So, how'd the NH...