Re: Tootoo Runs Ryan Miller...
posted at 12/5/2011 2:54 AM EST
In Response to Re: Tootoo Runs Ryan Miller...
[QUOTE]In Response to Re: Tootoo Runs Ryan Miller... : He got pushed into Miller. Why can't you see that? I'm a goaltender, I know when someone intentionally runs me or was pushed into me. I can tell without actually seeing it. When your driving to the net and get pushed from behind, what are you supposed to do? If I'm jogging along the road and someone pushes me into the woods and I get mauled by a bear, who's fault is that?
Posted by kelvana33[/QUOTE]
All I have been saying, is that IMO, Tootoo's hit was worse than Lucic's.
Obviously, the refs agree with me. 2 minutes for Lucic. 5 and a game, for Tootoo.
I don't think there will be a suspension.
Also, putting aside my car and bear analogies, I believe that if you deliberately put yourself in harms way, you must assume some responsibility.
Miller did that when he raced an on-coming tank (Lucic) for the puck, and Tootoo did it, when he cut in towards the crease.
I understand there was contact from the d-man. I also understand, that if it had been a blatant shove, the refs would not have given such a severe penalty.
I also understand that Tootoo has to be willing to make plays like that, or he probably wouldn't be in the NHL.