Another Downie cheap shot
This was Steve Downie's fourth NHL game, and it appears he's ready for another suspension:
With his team up 2-0 early in the third period, Downie hit Toronto winger Jason Blake - who was being held by an official - in the face with what many are describing as a sucker-punch.This garbage shouldn't sit well with anyone.
The hit left a large golf ball-sized welt under Blake's left eye, which didn't sit well with Leafs head coach Paul Maurice.
While Downie received a minor penalty for the punch, the NHL is investigating the incident.And the wheel spins...
UPDATE Oh boy. The comments are getting a little interesting on this one, after this thread was posted on a couple Flyers fan sites.
I've got no problem if people want to come here and debate this incident or anything related to it, but it'd be nice to see it kept civil and at least borderline intelligent.
I'd rather not shut down the comments, but if that's what it takes...
UPDATE The wheel says no suspension.