Chicago Blackhawks Connor Bedard getting hit on the arm by Colorado Avalanche  Josh Manson.
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Avalanche player tried to injure Connor Bedard and he's furious

Published March 1, 2024 at 10:21
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Last night's game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Colorado Avalanche saw Connor Bedard being on the receiving end of a major dirty play by Avs' player Josh Manson.

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Josh Manson of the Colorado Avalanche Hits Connor Bedard With Dirty Stick Hit



During the game, as Bedard was skating away from the offensive zone, Manson hit him with his stick on the arm.


That's intent to injure. There is no other explanation. There will be no fine or suspension (lol), but Manson knows exactly what he's doing. The league should punish this stuff because it's clear what he's doing and there's no reason for it. That's not hockey.


The Blackhawks head coach, Luke Richardson, talked about the incident in his post-game press conference. He praised the rookie for his toughness and resilience.

Luke Richardson, coach of the Blackhawks, talked up Bedard's ability to handle tough situations, something not everyone gives him credit for:

Connor will whack him back. He's not afraid to.


Bedard, as the newest sensation in the NHL, will inevitably attract some attention from his opponents.

In your opinion, should Manson be suspended?

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