After watching Monday's games, the question of the week is simple: What was he thinking? I could ask that question to either Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin or Florida Panthers D Keith Ballard.
I mean, Ovie, what were you thinking when you decided to that reckless run at Carolina Hurricanes D Tim Gleason? You're putting yourself and your opponent in peril with those types of leg-whipping hits. At some point, the league might have to suspend its most entertaining player. That can't be warm thought for Colin Campbell.
And, Keith, decapitating your goalie? Really!? Clearly, he didn't mean to do it. Still, that was some ugly video. Panthers goalie Tomas Vokoun, very fortunately, appears to be okay after taking Ballard's stick across his head. Wow. I'm still shaking my own head.
As I try to get that image out of my brain, let me answer a couple of your questions.
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