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Laviolette Brewing With Anger After Dirty Hits From Islanders

Published April 10, 2024 at 8:56

The Rangers lost to the Islanders tonight as their comeback came up short, trying to overcome an early 3-0 hole but couldn't finish it off, losing 4-2.

Peter Laviolette says he thinks the Adam Pelech hit on Mika Zibanejad was "intentional", as well as Dobson's hit on Trocheck at the end, Laviolette shared the same sentiment. Take a listen here:

"That vicious shoulder elbow to the head. Watch it."

Here are the hits in question:

Laviolette was also asked about appearing angry and emotional in his postgame press conference after tonight's loss to the Islanders:

"Games are important right now. They mean a lot. Our guys are battling hard out there. So, yeah."

With the Devils dispatched and eliminated from making the playoffs, the Islanders have become public enemy No. 1. Let's give them a fun game Saturday.
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