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  1. Cody McLeod checks Jared Spurgeon from behind

    Dec 26, 2011, 8:26 PM EDT

    Cody Mcleod, Jared Spurgeon

    The first game after the holiday break included a controversial hit.

  2. Roenick, Weekes debate who’s to blame for hits

    Dec 13, 2011, 12:43 AM EDT

    Sidney Crosby, David Krejci

    Is it the onus on the predator or the prey in regarding these toss-up hits?

  3. Buffalo calls up their version of Milan Lucic: Zack Kassian

    Nov 24, 2011, 8:59 PM EDT

    Zack Kassian

    The Sabres are giving their big, mean Milan Lucic antidote his first cup of coffee at the NHL level.

  4. Is Drew Doughty’s hit on T.J. Oshie suspension-worthy?

    Nov 22, 2011, 11:58 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Kings v St. Louis Blues

    Check out NHL Overtime’s take and share your own thoughts after watching the hit.

  5. Did Tyler Myers take liberties with Dainius Zubrus?

    Nov 16, 2011, 9:32 PM EDT

    Tyler Myers

    Did Myers go over the line with his hit on Zubrus?

  6. Zack Kassian hopes to make Sabres’ roster, walk the line between physical and illegal hits

    Aug 31, 2011, 11:18 AM EDT

    Zack Kassian

    Zack Kassian hopes to bring his grit and size to a finesse-centric group of Sabres forwards, but he’ll have to find the right balance between being physical and going over the line with his bone-crushing hits.

  7. Refs throw Todd Bertuzzi out of Blackhawks-Red Wings game for elbow on Ryan Johnson

    Mar 28, 2011, 8:38 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Detroit Red Wings

    A questionable hit might becomes that much more controversial because the culprit happens to be Todd Bertuzzi. The infamous winger was booted from tonight’s Chicago-Detroit game … is a suspension on the way?

  8. What the others in the NHL are saying about Matt Cooke’s latest dirty play

    Mar 21, 2011, 4:26 PM EDT

    Matt Cooke

    Matt Cooke’s latest incident of dirty play has everyone around the league talking about it and about the player himself, and the opinions seem to be unanimous that Cooke’s got to pay.

  9. Wednesday’s controversial hit: Ryan Getzlaf dings up Dan Hamhuis

    Feb 10, 2011, 12:05 PM EDT

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    Ryan Getzlaf, Bobby Ryan, Teemu Selanne

    Wednesday night featured another controversial hit when Ryan Getzlaf clobbered Dan Hamhuis, although this time around it seems like the consensus was that it wasn’t suspension-worthy.

  10. Thursday night’s controversial hit: Bruin Daniel Paille could face suspension for hit on Star Ray Sawada

    Feb 4, 2011, 12:48 AM EDT

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    Bruins forward Daniel Paille’s blindside hit of Stars winger Ray Sawada is the latest in a long line of controversial checks. Click “Read More” for the details.

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