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Video: Holden with knee-on-knee hit on Kassian (Updated)

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Colorado Avalanche defenseman Nick Holden caught Canucks forward Zack Kassian with a knee-on-knee hit just inside the Avalanche blue line during the second period tonight.

Kassian needed help off the ice and left the game briefly, but did return. Holden received a minor penalty for tripping.

Its’ the second time in three games Kassian has recieved a questionable hit. On Saturday night in Edmonton, Oilers defenseman Andrew Ference hit Kassian with a check to the head. Ference was suspended three games for the hit.


Kassian says hit caught him in charley horse not the knee and he’s all good. #Canucks

— Dan Murphy (@sportsnetmurph) November 5, 2014

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