Bruce Boudreau 100 Percent Right About Cheap Shot

December 16th, 2009 by Sam Snyder Leave a reply »
David Koci was clearly upset with his performance or the Colorado Avalanche's performance as they were mopped 6-1 last night by the Capitals in Denver. Koci saw a defenseless Mike Green as a source of venting lat in the second period.

As Green was up against the was behind the Washington net, Koci flew at him and pushed him and his face right into the glass. Green was knocked to the ground, received stitches above his eye, and was unable to return.

Koci was given a boarding major and a game misconduct penalty, but Capitals head coach Bruce Boudreau wasn't satisfied. Boudreau, who is not prone to outbursts had a few words to say in a press conference later.

"Fifteen feet he saw Green's No. 52 and it didn't stop him one iota from hitting him in the back and going for the head," Boudreau said. "So I hope they throw the book at him.

"I've faced David Koci an awful lot, he might be a nice guy, I have no idea. I'm glad he's making a living, but if this is any other game, he gets on the ice for the first three minutes, he gets into his fight with the guy and then he sits at the end of the bench, so what good is he? It shows what we have t ...

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