Patrik Laine Threatens The Player That Injured Him

Published November 11, 2023 at 5:32 PM
Patrick Laine recently had some choice words for Rasmus Andersson, the player who laid a dirty hit on him and left him injured.

Laine Injured For Weeks After Dirty Hit from Andersson

Patrick Laine was just taken off of the injured reserve list after suffering a head injury as a result of the dirty hit laid on him by Rasmus Andersson. Andersson was suspended for 4 games for leaving his feet and delivering a headshot on Laine in the dying seconds of the third period.

Rasmus Andersson with a dirty hit on Patrik Laine at the buzzer

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The hit was completely unnecessary and was deserving of the resulting 4 game suspension. While the hit caused a brawl on the ice, Laine is looking forward to their next meeting to potentially settle the score.

Patrik Laine said the hit that took him out of the lineup -- and led to a suspension for Calgary's Rasmus Andersson -- was "unnecessary."

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While not a direct threat, it does appear that Laine has the next meeting with Andersson circled on his calendar, which isn't a good sign for peacekeepers. Laine is not a big fighter, per se, being in only one in his career, but their next meeting might bring out his angry side.

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Patrik Laine Threatens The Player That Injured Him

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