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Here's a good example of how media drives the narrative on borderline hits. Here, the puck was...

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Here's a good example of how media drives the narrative on borderline hits. Here, the puck was gone, the hitter had his hands up high and the recipient was unsuspecting. And yet, NBC didn't replay it, their talking heads didn't say anything about it, and it was immediately forgotten... unlike another hit from the same game. For the record, this doesn't look like a suspendable hit to me. But the media treatment of it is a pretty striking contrast to that other one.