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Avs Forward Injures Canucks Defenseman With Dirty Crosscheck

Published November 23, 2023 at 11:17
BY JULIEN TREKKER
A scary scene happened last night during a game between the Canucks and the Avalanche.

Canucks Defenseman Leaves the Game Following Dirty Crosscheck



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While battling with Valeri Nichushkin in front of the net, Mark Friedman received a dangerous crosscheck to the head by the Avs forward.


"Scary scenes in Colorado as Friedman and Nichushkin get tangled up and go down in front of the net

Friedman went to the locker room with blood on his forehead. Hope he will be okay 🙏 "


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After the incident, Friedman stayed on the ice for several minutes before going back to the locker room, putting an end to his game.

"Defenceman Mark Friedman will not return to tonight's game."


"Clip missed from earlier: Val Nichushkin blatantly crosschecks Mark Friedman in the face and drives him to the ice. No penalty called. "


In this video, it's evident that Nichushkin is responsible for the injury.

Fans are calling for the Department of Player's Safety to take action.

Do you think Nichushkin should be suspended?

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Avs Forward Injures Canucks Defenseman With Dirty Crosscheck

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