Originally posted on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 10/9/11
At the end of the second period in last night's Minnesota Wild 4-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets, Pierre-Marc Bouchard and Matt Calvert were fighting for position during a faceoff when Bouchard's stick caught Calvert in the face: Bouchard was given a double minor for high-sticking and according to Sportsnet's Nick Kypreos, he was also on the phone with Brendan Shanahan this afternoon before the Wild flew to New York for their matinee with the Islanders tomorrow. This was the second incident in as many weeks between the two teams after James Wisniewski's late high hit on Cal Clutterbuck that earned Columbus' new defenseman an 8-game Shanaban. As you saw in the video, Columbus head coach Scott Arniel wasn't happy that Bouchard only received the four-minute penalty and he expanded his thoughts after the game. From the Columbus Dispatch: "It's definitely an attempt to injure," Arniel said. "Our whole bench saw it. Their whole bench saw it. "We want to talk about getting hit ...
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