March 22, 2012 12:00 AM
" Whenever a friend who isn't a hockey fan asks me why I love the sport so much or what attracted me to it, I tend to talk about the emotion of it, the feeling, or at least what the feeling used to be and the game can still hint at even in these somewhat watered down times, of danger.
It's a dangerous thing to watch hockey, to be in the stands with the adrenaline and bile running so high. Only dangerous people can handle it. It's the same feeling one might have gotten seeing Ozzy Osbourne in 1981.
Wednesday night's game against the Canucks was the perfect showcase for that.
Games between these two teams are always passionate and raucous affairs. They only need a match to ignite into something Faustian. It got a stick of dynamite tonight, when both Daniel Sedin and Duncan Keith took turns trying to spill each other's brain out on the ice through their ears. While Sedin's original hit on Keith wasn't above board, Keith's return was straight up dirty and will see him suspended for at least one game "
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