If you haven’t seen the hit from Saturday’s game, you definitely need to take a look. Jordin Tootoo ran Ryan Miller and made little or no effort to avoid contact.
“I was driving the net and I got a little shove from behind,” Tootoo said. “That’s the last thing I want to do is run the goalie over and put my team down. Clearly I tried to jump out of the way. There was no intent to charge at him.”
Take a look:
Tootoo does have history with suspensions. He received one a few years back, in 2007, for sucker punching Stephane Robidas, who suffered a concussion. Here’s a look at it: