Well considering Neely himself said that it was one of the hardest punches he'd ever been hit with, it explains exactly why he wanted no part later.
But I'm sure you'll find any excuse you can find to spin anything anti Kocur. You remind me of the Iraqi information leader saying that everything was fine and denying the USA was winning the war. In fact I suspect that BBBB is a cover for Baghdad Bob. Clearly you're at similar levels:
"The Hand is fine, I got a shot of chromosone yesterday." John Kordic on the status of his hand.
"Let's get out of this sh*thole."
Phil Esposito, on Winnipeg, after Team Canada lost game 3 of the 1972 series to the Russians.