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Rule 48: Legal Hits Are Now Illegal 8

Rule 48: Legal Hits Are Now Illegal

If you happened to catch the Canucks game (and why the heck would you have missed it), you saw Alex Edler demolish Kyle Clifford in the neutral zone. You also saw that Edler got himself a minor penalty for the hit and further to this, you got to see yours truly defend the call on Twitter. Now before you call for me to be drawn and quartered, take a look at the hit again (although you can disregard the Kings commentary). When it first happens, the hit looks nice and clean regardless of Rule 48. Clifford has his head down...

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