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    New York Rangers striker Chris Kreider hit the Swedish forward from the Vancouver Canucks, Elias Pettersson, during a National Hockey League (NHL) regular season game. A video of the incident was shown on the SPORTSNET YouTube channel.

    The incident occurred in the second period; the score was 0:0. Kreider elbowed Pettersson, Vancover's star rookie in the face. The Swedish player fell to the ice, and retreated to the team bench to wait for the bleeding to stop. After the incident, Kreider was cited for misconduct.

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