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Thread: Rome ejected for hit on Horton - Was IT a cheap shot?

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    Rome ejected for hit on Horton - Was IT a cheap shot?

    Rule 48 - Illegal Check to the Head

    48.1 Illegal Check to the Head – A lateral or blind side hit to an opponent where the head is targeted and/or the principal point of contact is not permitted.

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    no need to quote the rule book... it was a dirty hit. Then again, we could always use a Chara-type explanation and say Rome thought Horton was looking his way and knew a hit was coming in the middle of the ice, especially as Horton was crossing the opponent's well guarded Blueline.

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    Horton should have been looking to his right, but Rome knew he wasn't, so it was a dirty hit. I said Yes. Both players are out for the rest of the series, Horton severely concussed, Rome suspended.

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    By present rules it's a dirty hit and Rome should be suspended. (don't think he will though)

    Amazing how much Hockey has changed since the days of Scott Stevens.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OM7ED...eature=related

    Each of these hits were as bad as Rome's yet all considered legal checks at the time.
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    Rome got 4 games, Horton done for the year. Advantage Vancouver

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    Quote Originally Posted by lgna69xxx View Post
    Rome got 4 games, Horton done for the year. Advantage Vancouver
    There is only 4 games left (at most) so Rome is out for the year as well

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    Yep, but by Advantage Vancouver i meant that Horton is much more valuable to his team than Rome is to his.
    Quote Originally Posted by EagerBeaver View Post
    There is only 4 games left (at most) so Rome is out for the year as well

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