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In the Bruins wild 6-3 win over the Stars on Thursday night (that featured four fights in the first period…and three within the first four seconds), Daniel Paille delivered a vicious hit to Raymond Sawada’s head and received a match penalty. The Bruins killed the 5-minute power play, but that’s not the point: Paille’s hit was directed to the head and he deserves a suspension.
Decide for yourself:
(Video includes Mike Millbury’s analysis of the hit)