Things got a little testy during Wednesday night’s Dallas Stars versus Pittsburgh Penguins game when Eric Nystrom cracked Kris Letang in the face with authority at the start of the first period. Immediately, as you would expect, a debate sprung up on Twitter regarding whether or not the hit was dirty; the debate wasn’t limited to stupid social media discussions, though. Talking TV heads also got really agitated about it.
First, the hit:
And now the debate:
What do you think: was this a dirty play?
(Kudos to The Big Lead for the find)