Found November 03, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
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via Katie Strang of ESPNNewYork, Rangers coach Alain Vigneault made it clear after his team's 5-1 win over the Hurricanes on Saturday night that he did not like Ryan Murphy's second-period hit on Derek Dorsett. The rookie defenseman appeared to undercut Dorsett, upending him in a play that infuriated Dorsett's teammates and resulted in a clipping penalty. "I mean, in my opinion, that's real dangerous," Vigneault said. "Any time you're going for knees, you're looking at career-ending injuries here." Dorsett appeared to be OK after the hit, but that didn't seem to placate Vigneault. "That was borderline very, very dangerous." The only video of the hit I could find can be viewed below and Murphy did receive two for clipping... Continue reading "Vigneault Not Happy With Hit From Ryan Murphy On Derek Dorsett"
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