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Matthew Tkachuk Sends Jack Eichel To The Locker Room With A Massive Hit

  • Опубліковано 4 чер 2023
  • The Florida Panthers and Vegas Golden Knights get into it in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final after Matthew Tkachuk clatters Jack Eichel with a huge hit that sends his helmet flying and Eichel to the dressing room.
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  • Daniel Reyes
    Daniel Reyes 3 місяці тому +1148

    That’s how you deliver a clean hit. Not launched at his head, no extending arms wherever or even a cross check. Just a clean body blow to an opponent who wasn’t looking.

    • J.G. Wentworth
      J.G. Wentworth 3 місяці тому +63

      The only person that launched into that was eichel lmao

    • idk man
      idk man 3 місяці тому +2


    • Joe
      Joe 3 місяці тому +9

      @idk man what do you mean lmao, he’s entirely correct

    • Wayland Smith
      Wayland Smith 3 місяці тому +29

      First clean hit Tkachuk ever threw

    • Tickleyourpickle
      Tickleyourpickle 3 місяці тому +3

      ​@Joe don't fault the guy he just doesn't know

  • Swirv One
    Swirv One 3 місяці тому +688

    I am not a Tkachuk fan in any way, but that was a clean hit.
    If anything, this should be a reminder to every hockey player of what can happen when you skate through the middle with your head down. BOOM !!!!

    • TheGhostFart
      TheGhostFart 3 місяці тому +8

      Yeah those types of hits are why players get it drilled into them early on to keep your head up.

    • VelociPat
      VelociPat 3 місяці тому +18

      It's not because his head was down, it's because he toe-picked and lost his footing.
      Watch it again in slo-mo.

    • Lynn Fuentas
      Lynn Fuentas 3 місяці тому +10

      Reminds me of the old Scott Steven's hits.

    • Hostile NPc Sload
      Hostile NPc Sload 3 місяці тому +1

      Ong I got hit hard asf playing travel doing the same thing one day in Arkansas

    • GG
      GG 3 місяці тому +3

      If you're not a Katchuk fanboy then why do you care?

  • Arick Quinton
    Arick Quinton 3 місяці тому +52

    Such a good clean hit in The Stanley Cup Final, and yet everybody still jumps in. If there is ever a time this should be expected it's right now.

  • Ian O'Malley
    Ian O'Malley 3 місяці тому +28

    I've always loved the way tkachuk plays. I wish he were on my team. I wouldn't be surprised if his brother has a cup run in a few years either. Skilled big guys who are willing to grind and use the body are an absolute must to make it far in the playoffs.

    • Todd Heywood
      Todd Heywood 3 місяці тому +1

      I applaud you, one of the few that actually understand the way hockey is suppose to be played! A breath of fresh air.

    • Ian O'Malley
      Ian O'Malley 3 місяці тому +1

      @Todd Heywood thanks Todd. I think a lot of the idiotic comments are from vgk fans who don't know what they're talking about. They're lucky to have such success this quickly.

    • Todd Heywood
      Todd Heywood 3 місяці тому

      @Ian O'Malley lol so true, I’m a Sabres fan, so I know all about that! But in our case, not having success 😂

    • Clark807
      Clark807 3 місяці тому

      @Todd Heywood Was chicken $hit Tkachuk playing the way hockey is supposed to be played after game 4?

    • Todd Heywood
      Todd Heywood 3 місяці тому

      @Clark807 omg! If you had him on your team you would love the way he plays, do I like it when he plays like Lemieux (Claude). I don’t like play that crosses the line, but I would give just about anything to have a guy who plays with heart, and 100% each shift, that also happens to put up 100 points a season. Also, he isn’t chicken s$&@ because he would drop the gloves with anyone.

  • karl G
    karl G 3 місяці тому +15

    Tkachuk is a remnant of prior 2010 hockey, plays a hard game and an excellent player, like Marchand everyone hates him but secretly theyd buy his jersey if he joined their team.

    • Ian O'Malley
      Ian O'Malley 3 місяці тому +1

      Totally agree but marchand does not level guys like this. Due to his size he's more of a rat whereas tkachuk does the ratty stuff while also laying people out due to his size. To be a gifted player plus size and not use it is common now. I think of a guy like Auston Matthews. If he were to be half as physical as tkachuk it would really help that team go farther.

    • woodchuck 1
      woodchuck 1 3 місяці тому

      Don't compare Tkachuk with a rat like marchand.

  • cpac54
    cpac54 3 місяці тому +67

    Never thought I'd say it as an Oilers fan, but Tkachuk has become one of my favourite players during this playoff run. Guy's a beast.

    • X Tho
      X Tho 3 місяці тому +1

      me too as a Leafs fan. I honestly thought Carolina would sweep them. Boy was I wrong. Even if FLA doesn't win this cup, I still think Tkachuk should win MVP. And I couldn't stand him for the last few years. Good hit man and great playoff series for an individual player. Always will be a fan of him now!

    • Saifon Lawrence
      Saifon Lawrence 3 місяці тому

      Me too as an Oiler/Habs fan !

    • Gforce
      Gforce 3 місяці тому

      I hated him before but when you see him interviewed he’s the most likeable guy. Modest and soft spoken.

  • Barx
    Barx 3 місяці тому +1123

    A clean hit so hard the refs instinctively thought it was dirty.

    • Thrusterman
      Thrusterman 3 місяці тому +26

      Charging, easily

    • Chris
      Chris 3 місяці тому +85

      @Thrusterman 🤣🤣🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡

    • Bryan Hoppet
      Bryan Hoppet 3 місяці тому +55

      Wasn’t a penalty

    • Kaya
      Kaya 3 місяці тому +101

      @Thrustermanimagine thinking ramming into someone in open ice whose carrying the puck is charging. You might wanna reread the rules

  • Aria Valencia
    Aria Valencia 3 місяці тому +14

    Dang, that hit was one of the hardest this year! Sending good vibes to Eichel, hoping he's as okay as one can be after taking such a brutal hit. Stay strong, man! 💪🏒

    • Todd Heywood
      Todd Heywood 3 місяці тому

      Oh don’t worry about eichel, one big toot with the nose candy and he’ll be alllllright!

  • Ja9mm
    Ja9mm 3 місяці тому +16

    Eichel's facial expressions lookin like Marv from Home Alone getting a paint can to the face 😂

  • Ryan Maxwelll
    Ryan Maxwelll 3 місяці тому +8

    Not a Tkachuk fan at all, but this is a clean hit. And I think it is what's missing from the game these days. The sh*t show that ensues is the reason it barely exists anymore - clean hits don't need to cause a fight. Take your lumps, keep your head up at all times. Learn from your mistake.

  • 6 Slice
    6 Slice 3 місяці тому +12

    Clean hit. One of the hardest hits I've seen in awhile.
    Too bad for Eichel not seeing Tkachuk. Keep your head up.

  • BloggerMusicMan
    BloggerMusicMan 3 місяці тому +541

    One of the hardest hits of the year. I hope Eichel is as ok as you can be after getting hit like that.

    • CanadianRage
      CanadianRage 3 місяці тому +11

      Hardest hit of the year??? Relax there

    • Tim Legend
      Tim Legend 3 місяці тому +13

      Biggest hit of the year? Trouba would send Matt right into retirement.

    • Brendan
      Brendan 3 місяці тому +5

      Man had neck surgery a couple years back, fk hope he good

    • hossahunter22
      hossahunter22 3 місяці тому +5

      Eichel lunged forward, probably an AC joint

  • RRaquello
    RRaquello 3 місяці тому +9

    That's a fair hit. It's tough to avoid a hit when a guy is coming off the bench and shows up out of nowhere.

  • BeBoChamp
    BeBoChamp 3 місяці тому +3

    Eichel had the puck, no elbows, no extension, no head contact, no liftoff, no knee on knee contact... God damn, this hit might have the highest clean-to-hard hit ratio ever recorded!

  • JB
    JB 3 місяці тому +2

    As a die hard Buffalo fan it was great to see Eichel get hit clean like that, but honestly seeing him get up, my respect for him went up a lot.

  • Double_O_Shoe
    Double_O_Shoe 3 місяці тому +159

    What a clean open ice hit!

    • cui oil progress 4vr
      cui oil progress 4vr 3 місяці тому +2

      so clean he almost beheaded him

    • sars
      sars 3 місяці тому +4

      He dove into the hit lol keep your head up players

    • XaviRonaldo
      XaviRonaldo 3 місяці тому +4

      ​@cui oil progress 4vrlook again there absolutely zero head contact

    • Éric McMullen
      Éric McMullen 3 місяці тому +5

      @cui oil progress 4vr You are soft. Hockey is not for soft people.

    • Thatoneguy
      Thatoneguy 3 місяці тому +2

      @cui oil progress 4vr it’s 100% clean. Stop trying to take contact out of hockey

  • BZH
    BZH 3 місяці тому +29

    100% clean hit.

  • NHL Fan
    NHL Fan 3 місяці тому +598

    Clean hit by Matthew Tkachuk just trying to get momentum for his team making huge hits!

    • brevyn Cardinal
      brevyn Cardinal 3 місяці тому +17

      You couldn’t be more correct

    • Dennis Schultz
      Dennis Schultz 3 місяці тому +35

      He will get his and I can't wait, he is the only reason I am cheering for the Knights. I hate players like him always have always will. I have watched hockey for over 50 years and dirt is dirt. He takes a predatory run and you call it clean, entent matters and so does history. You can see the shoulder is injured and that was his intent. Some people do not have a moral compass his dad was known to be a cheap shot as well. But he did not turtle everytime he was asked to pay the price for his actions.

    • Souless Shadow
      Souless Shadow 3 місяці тому +69

      @Dennis Schultz You've been watching 50 years, and think that was a dirty hit? That sounds like a lie to me bud. If you've been watching hockey for 50 years you'd know hits like that happened literally all the time by clean players from the 80's through the early 00's until the NHL started getting soft. That was a clean hit shoulder to shoulder, and maybe Jack should keep his head up. I don't like dirty players, but if you're gonna sit there and say you've been watching hockey for that long and call this a dirty hit then I'm gonna call you a liar and say I'm the pope.

    • bryan d
      bryan d 3 місяці тому +8

      @Dennis Schultz Right. I understand if players happen to be there and make a hit but this guy's objective is always to instigate and injure others.

    • Brad Olsen
      Brad Olsen 3 місяці тому +25

      @Dennis Schultz Doesn't the axe swinging Lumber Jack Pietrangelo play for the Knights?

  • JD 2020
    JD 2020 3 місяці тому +12

    Even Eichel said in the post-game that it’s a physical game and people get hit. It’s just how it is.

  • m
    m 3 місяці тому

    more massive hits like this, it does not feel like the playoffs without the physical part

  • The Wright Boys
    The Wright Boys 3 місяці тому +18

    What a beauty of a hit. So clean. Wish Eichel a fast recovery.

    • Paul Green
      Paul Green 3 місяці тому +1

      Gonna be so satisfying watching these clowns continue to lose.

    • Figeroux
      Figeroux 3 місяці тому +3

      He came back in the game and got another point in the blowout victory.

    • Patrick Gregory
      Patrick Gregory 3 місяці тому

      Did he get a penalty?

  • ShinyMew76
    ShinyMew76 3 місяці тому +3

    Perfectly executed, clean open ice hit. I’m glad Eichel is alright though. Seeing him get injured again would be really sad.

  • Dave S
    Dave S 3 місяці тому

    I say props to Eichel for getting up right after. What a hit

  • Kenny Shrimpton
    Kenny Shrimpton 3 місяці тому +158

    Eichel was falling forward before being hit, the momentum of him leaning forward was what made the hit look worse from Tkachuk's standpoint. As soon as you put your head down like that you're leaving yourself vulnerable

    • cui oil progress 4vr
      cui oil progress 4vr 3 місяці тому +2

      They should all forget about the puck and watch for the hits

    • Éric McMullen
      Éric McMullen 3 місяці тому

      Seem like he kinda lost his balance when he saw Tkachuk 1 feet away from him full speed lol.

    • AlteredFF
      AlteredFF 3 місяці тому

      Even then the contact is shoulder to shoulder.

    • Todd Heywood
      Todd Heywood 3 місяці тому

      Honestly, to me it looked like eichel almost tried to bail out at the last second.

  • Elder Guy
    Elder Guy 3 місяці тому +2

    Considering Jack and his history with his neck I was pretty happy to see him get up. I'm sure his surgeon feels pretty good about how the disc held up.

  • Paul Solon
    Paul Solon 3 місяці тому +1

    I was hit like that in football. Kicked off, looked at ball. Smash to left sdr. 48 years later sdr still hurts today. It never healed

  • Glenn Brown
    Glenn Brown 3 місяці тому +1

    Great open ice hit, well done, shoulder to shoulder and he had puck

  • hockedad
    hockedad 3 місяці тому +3

    good solid hit...playoff hockey,love it

    CMLAFLAMME 3 місяці тому +3

    That hit was so hard that everyone needed a good hug afterwards.

  • the the
    the the 3 місяці тому +286

    Absolute beauty of a hit. Clean as can be.

    • colton gillis
      colton gillis 3 місяці тому +5

      Yeah if you are smoking crack then yes lolll absolutely charging more than 3 strides

    • LePrimo
      LePrimo 3 місяці тому +4

      @colton gillis Every hit I have seen the panthers do in the entire playoffs has been charging. It's just not a real rule apparently

    • Zergilli
      Zergilli 3 місяці тому +3

      Taking 4 full strides at someone isnt a clean hit. As a 30 year Blues fan, youtube comments are proof that people are complete idiots. It should be a charging call most definitely.

    • Eric Alexander Katsikaris
      Eric Alexander Katsikaris 3 місяці тому +10

      The charging is nowhere near visible via the replay given by Sportsnet, relax.

    • FoxHound Mulder
      FoxHound Mulder 3 місяці тому +3

      Clean hit. Jack should know if your head is up, you eyes should be too.

  • Kim Taylor
    Kim Taylor 3 місяці тому +2

    Chuck is the king of all hockey right now. Period..no matter who your team is. Doin it all. Go chucky. Love from Buffalo 😊

  • Henri Perejil
    Henri Perejil 3 місяці тому

    This really takes some of the luster off of Florida’s amazing underdog run. As much as I want them to win, I think a one-game suspension would be fair.

  • Sleep Well
    Sleep Well 3 місяці тому +16

    I broke my collar bone from a hit like that. Eichel must be in serious pain.

    • T BZ
      T BZ 3 місяці тому +7

      Thinking same thing, especially by how he left the ice… been there too. I had dislocated shoulder though lol
      Guessing it was mild separation and he got some pain meds or shot considering he was back.

    • carlos c
      carlos c 3 місяці тому +2

      Maybe he learns to keep his head up in the future

  • Jonas Andersson
    Jonas Andersson 3 місяці тому +2

    Really good hit, lucky Eichel saw him just at the last second so he could turn his head a brace himself abit.

  • VIC
    VIC 3 місяці тому +4

    It felt like going to work Monday morning during the game. Then it suddenly felt like 5pm on a Friday heading into a long weekend after seeing the hit.

  • Beartimaeus
    Beartimaeus 3 місяці тому +176

    VGK fan here to say it was a good clean hit 🐀 and I’m glad to see Eichel back in the 3rd.

    • Daniel Ryan
      Daniel Ryan 3 місяці тому +9

      Love that. Sometimes you just have to tip your cap

    • liljoe31
      liljoe31 3 місяці тому +8

      Good hit. Eichel fine. Has an assist a few mins later

    • Wikoli-Kulolo Niele-Kapalama
      Wikoli-Kulolo Niele-Kapalama 3 місяці тому +4

      VGK fan too and yes I agreed it was, I'm glad Jackie is fine!

    • bob loblaw
      bob loblaw 3 місяці тому +3

      Eichel was searching for his head on the ice after the hit. He got blasted 💥

    • David
      David 3 місяці тому +3

      oh cool, we were just waiting for your assessment of the situation

    THOMASZ B 3 місяці тому +4

    Clean hit! "Don't skate through the neutral zone with your head down"-Eric Lindros

    • D B
      D B 3 місяці тому +1

      It wasn't that he tripped. Try and pay attention

      THOMASZ B 3 місяці тому +1

      @D B he didn’t trip, he knew his world was about to get rocked so he tried avoiding the hit last second.

  • Big Mally
    Big Mally 3 місяці тому +7

    Best Hit of 2023 Playoffs!! Clean as it comes!

  • Paul Watson
    Paul Watson 3 місяці тому

    And I saw an interview with Eichel after the game... even he said it was a clean hit. 👍

  • Mr. C
    Mr. C 3 місяці тому

    That hit was so big all the players had to hug it out after because of the trauma 😂

  • Jessica Douglas
    Jessica Douglas 3 місяці тому +2

    Great hit, nothing wrong with ole time hockey like that!

  • Richard Prescott
    Richard Prescott 3 місяці тому +3

    Up 4-0 with 2 minutes to go, what in the world was Eichel thinking?

  • Сергей М.
    Сергей М. 3 місяці тому +11

    Обалденный хит! 🔥

  • Eddie
    Eddie 3 місяці тому

    This is just part of what makes playoff hockey the greatest sport on earth...

  • Connie Snider
    Connie Snider 3 місяці тому +2

    Clean hit. No questions asked

  • Jeff
    Jeff 3 місяці тому +1

    beautiful clean hit. Keep your head up kids!

  • Toolwise
    Toolwise 3 місяці тому +6

    Incredibly hard...yet clean open ice hit

  • Jason Teal
    Jason Teal 3 місяці тому +381

    That was as clean as you could get. Eichel fell forward right as the hit took place.

    • Steve Fowler
      Steve Fowler 3 місяці тому

      In slow motion, he saw Tkachuk coming at the last second and only had time to turn his head. Looked like a shoulder injury. That could of been much worse had he not turned his head though imo.

    • Zeke Odima
      Zeke Odima 3 місяці тому +2

      He fell right before the hit not sure why. That's the definition of a defenseless player. Not tkachuks fault in that case just a strange play.

    • tig leclerc
      tig leclerc 3 місяці тому +3

      he seem to toe pick himself . Clean hit . Glad hes hockey could have been REALLY bad.

    • grandi
      grandi 3 місяці тому +1

      He took too many strides so clearly tried to make it more dangerous than just gliding into a clean hit

    • peepDeli
      peepDeli 3 місяці тому

      I think he saw him last millisecond and just tried to avoid it the best he could, not loosing his balance

  • John Estok
    John Estok 3 місяці тому +1

    More clean than other hits these playoffs.

  • JustHazardous
    JustHazardous 3 місяці тому +2

    Great hit by Tkachuk!!!!

  • dan L
    dan L 3 місяці тому +1

    Cleanest hit I've seen him throw
    Pick your head up kid

  • GP
    GP 3 місяці тому +5

    Eichel comes back and sets up a beauty. Eichel doing what it takes to win.

  • A
    A 3 місяці тому +1

    What in the hell was tkachuk ejected for? That was clean as hell.

  • Mike236
    Mike236 3 місяці тому +3

    Jack got spooked out at the last second, that’s why his leg bend backwards…..didn’t lose his balance.. least he came back to the game.

    • Jamie Lushman
      Jamie Lushman 3 місяці тому

      He toe picked right before he got nailed

  • Garrison Assance-Monague
    Garrison Assance-Monague 3 місяці тому +1

    Deadly hit 👌🏾

  • Michael Warren
    Michael Warren 3 місяці тому

    As much as I might hate Tkachuk, that's a legal hit. More importantly, good to see Eichel skate off right away and later come back. Obviously hurting in the immediate aftermath, but not dazed or anything. Just good, thick-body hockey that leaves no one injured.

  • Cruce Entertainment
    Cruce Entertainment 3 місяці тому

    Absolutely clean, and he saw it coming. But I’m sure it hurt!

  • Kyle Huartson
    Kyle Huartson 3 місяці тому

    Can't wait the arms race of physicality after these playoffs. Time to get back to good ol' hockey.

  • mikeyjudo
    mikeyjudo 3 місяці тому +57

    Huge hit, completely clean

  • Dan
    Dan 3 місяці тому +1

    Florida needed this wake-up call. Bring on game 3!!

  • J A Y
    J A Y 3 місяці тому +4

    Great hit. Luckily Eichel is ok and his team got the win. What a hit though, beauty.

  • JET67JD
    JET67JD 3 місяці тому

    Tkachuk’s been wildin lately. This is great

  • BigTulsa
    BigTulsa 3 місяці тому +1

    Keep your head up Eichel. Tkachuk absolutely trucked him.

  • Brandon Mcfellin
    Brandon Mcfellin 3 місяці тому

    Biggest open ice hit I've seen in a while. Clean.

  • Ralph Hunt
    Ralph Hunt 3 місяці тому +4

    Hard hit, but clean, keep your head on a swivel Jack.

  • Joseph Hale
    Joseph Hale 3 місяці тому


  • cdmwpb
    cdmwpb 3 місяці тому +1

    Thats a clean hit. Keep your head up and you wont get hit like that.

    DCXXX 3 місяці тому

    Clean hit .. Eichel had his head up and just tripped.

  • Jason KH
    Jason KH 3 місяці тому

    I’m not a violent person, but it makes me feel good to see Eichel get his bell rung, especially by Chucky 💪🏼

  • MindDiet
    MindDiet 3 місяці тому

    Goes to show the toughness of Eichel being back in the third, and still making an impact. Tkachuk lines him up and skates from center ice trying to make a statement. Most he skated all game. Can’t be mad at him but the intentions were clear.
    Knights in 4

  • john doe
    john doe 3 місяці тому +7

    Clean as a clean hit can be, and I hate both teams but man I'd love Tkachuk on my team for sure.

  • k h
    k h 3 місяці тому +51

    Tkachuk is by no means a clean player, but that was a clean hit.

    • Nic E
      Nic E 3 місяці тому

      Didn’t barbashev get a misconduct?

    • anonymous
      anonymous 3 місяці тому +4

      ​@Nic E that should have been the only call for retaliation.

    • tig leclerc
      tig leclerc 3 місяці тому +1

      @anonymous well Tka got a 10 because After he got removed from the pile he JUMPED pietrangelo and hit him in the face ... That why he got a 10.

    • Keith G
      Keith G 3 місяці тому

      Scott Stevens would be proud of that hit. He made hits like this into an art form...

    • TheWolfdoctor
      TheWolfdoctor 3 місяці тому

      The contact was clean, but charging should have been called. It was blatantly obvious.

  • владимир григорьев
    владимир григорьев 3 місяці тому

    Tkachuk is a Warrior !!!

  • 18mvo
    18mvo 3 місяці тому +4

    Eichel nervously fell right into it too haha damn good hit

  • Release 10
    Release 10 3 місяці тому +12

    Almost as good as Subban's hit on Marchand. Perfect timing

    • Paul Belamour
      Paul Belamour 3 місяці тому

      Except Subbans hit was not with the intention to injure Marchand. Tkachuk hit was predatory knowing of Eichel’s serious neck injury past. This hit could have paralyzed Eichel. It’s fine to hit Eichel but high impact hits like this is not worth it considering you could put another human being in a chair for the rest of his life.

    • Dan Coulthard
      Dan Coulthard 3 місяці тому +6

      @Paul Belamour Then retire from* the sport. nothing wrong here, carry on.

    • SigMa Prime
      SigMa Prime 3 місяці тому +3

      ​@Paul Belamouris this you're first year watching hockey? 😂

    • Ian O'Malley
      Ian O'Malley 3 місяці тому

      Subban's was an all time hit and it was beautiful too. Any kronwallian hit always catches my eye and besides being deadly they look great. I wouldn't put this one in the same arena aesthetically but it was a hell of a message sending hit.

    • Billy D
      Billy D 3 місяці тому +1

      @Paul Belamour Eichel plays hard too. He knows the risks. A clean hit on open ice is a thing of beauty.

  • Todd Sullivan
    Todd Sullivan 3 місяці тому

    Not a fan of Tkachuk but that was a clean hit. The pads are too damn hard on the outside. They're like armour now. Instant concussions and shoulder damage.

  • Tim Ivers
    Tim Ivers 3 місяці тому

    Head on a swivel. Clean hit. Vegas should have had some calls against them.

  • Oscar Jetson
    Oscar Jetson 3 місяці тому

    Definitely a clean hit. Eichel was fair game.

  • RioMtl94
    RioMtl94 3 місяці тому

    That half second where he braced himself before the impact may be the reason he doesn’t have a career ending injury.

  • Medium double double
    Medium double double 3 місяці тому +15

    Good clean hit, few hits already these playoffs where someone comes in with a full head of steam into a play where someone isn’t expecting a hit that fast. Game is getting so fast!

  • Olmr Gosh
    Olmr Gosh 3 місяці тому

    Now that’s a nice clean hit shoulder to shoulder

  • Zach Brown
    Zach Brown 3 місяці тому

    What a hit. That's as clean as they come
    Wait a second, what did he get a penalty for?

  • Daniel Smith
    Daniel Smith 3 місяці тому

    Just heard of this hit. Looks clean as can be. Was there a penalty called? It appears the ref was giving him a game misconduct.

  • Alex Gerzon
    Alex Gerzon 3 місяці тому +1

    Oof - that is the absolute worst time to toe pick, good thing he didn’t slam into that head first 😅

  • eric scott
    eric scott 3 місяці тому

    That's a beauty shot right there, all the proper physicality of hockey. Eichel should know better.

  • C.S. S.
    C.S. S. 3 місяці тому +63

    Dude, never one to jump to Chucky's defense, but that was 100% a clean hit. Even with Eichel falling it was all shoulder on shoulder. I could see Eichel getting a bit of whiplash, but no way is that an unclean hit.

    • Out Lander
      Out Lander 3 місяці тому

      Agreed It just caught Eichel by surprise

    • Rick Bateman
      Rick Bateman 3 місяці тому +1

      I’m the same, I don’t particularly like either of those players but that as a clean check and once again an NHL official on a power trip decided to impose his own rules.

    • Logan D
      Logan D 3 місяці тому +1

      Yeah I can’t stand the guy, but you’re absolutely right

    • TheWolfdoctor
      TheWolfdoctor 3 місяці тому

      The contact was clean but charging should have been called. The refs blew it on that one.

  • VaahteraV
    VaahteraV 3 місяці тому

    Nice clean hit. Assumed it would be dirty at first considering the score.

  • raggin33
    raggin33 3 місяці тому

    clean hit. didnt leave his feet just put a great shot on him, the other guy is the one who lowered his shoulder in that manner causing the injury

  • glad lawson
    glad lawson 3 місяці тому


  • Ronald Burse
    Ronald Burse 3 місяці тому +1

    Great job this year Panthers 💪💪💪💪💪💪💪💪💪💪💪💪💪💪💪💪💪🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🥅🥅🥅🥅🥅

  • Pedro de Pacas
    Pedro de Pacas 3 місяці тому +2

    He got up asking for the plate number 😅😂

  • Eric O'Connell
    Eric O'Connell 3 місяці тому +3

    If Eichel didn’t move his head last second.. could have been even worse

  • Andrew Dickson
    Andrew Dickson 3 місяці тому

    Eichel just looked in a weird position. Happy he is OK especially with the disk surgery

  • Todd Walsh
    Todd Walsh 3 місяці тому +4

    You gotta keep your head on a swivel when you are on the train tracks. Reminds me of Scott Stevens !

  • Doc Hollidxy
    Doc Hollidxy 3 місяці тому

    One of his few clean plays of the game. By the end of this series he is going to seriously injure someone with his otherwise dirty play.

    • BAKnights14
      BAKnights14 3 місяці тому

      He's probably gonna do just that in game 3 let's get the ejection hattrick

  • Ghoulfella
    Ghoulfella 3 місяці тому

    This and barbashev hits were both beautiful

  • Armageddon Tomato
    Armageddon Tomato 3 місяці тому

    We need a few more comments saying this was a clean hit