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Team Rushes to Connor Bedard's Defense after he is Knocked Down in Intense Game

Published November 12, 2023 at 3:41 PM
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Intense Moments in Florida Panthers vs. Chicago Blackhawks Game

The recent game between the Florida Panthers and the Chicago Blackhawks was not just about Connor Bedard's impressive two-goal performance by the end of the second period. The match also witnessed escalating tensions.

Bedard Takes a Hard Hit from Kulikov



Towards the close of the second period, Dmitry Kulikov, a defender for the Panthers, delivered a forceful hit on Connor Bedard.



Nick Foligno Defends Bedard, Facing Penalties



Nick Foligno, not pleased with Kulikov's action, promptly confronted him. This act of defense led to Foligno receiving a four-minute penalty, which the Blackhawks successfully killed off.

While incurring penalties is generally unfavorable, defending a star player like Bedard is sometimes seen as necessary, sending a message that such hits are unacceptable.

Bedard's Resilience



Fortunately, Bedard was able to quickly recover from the hit, although it was undoubtedly a concerning moment.

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As Read on BladeofSteel - Connor Bedard gets flattened, things get heated as teammates immediately jump to his defence
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