The increasingly violent NHL Playoffs got their scariest moment yet last night. Chicago Blackhawks defenseman forward Marian Hossa was knocked unconscious and taken to the hospital on a stretcher after a brutal hit from Phoenix’s Raffi Torres.
Torres defended the hit after the game, calling it a “hockey play,” but it’s clear from the video that he leaves his feet to thump Hossa.
He was released from the hospital late last night.
Here’s the video:
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