Originally Posted by Redzilla
Yes, I probably would have done the same if I got crossed checked in the face but I would also expect someone to put a beat down on me for cold cocking another player in the face. I canít speak for everyone but I believe it is the act of Rupp performed as the enforcer that is being applauded. Another reason to keep enforcers in the league.
I'm not disputing that fact. Rupp did his job..kudos to Rupp. The explanation from the league is beyond laughable though. Not that that should shock anyone.