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Will Dennis Seidenberg be hearing from Shanahan for boarding Jeff Skinner?

Vancouver Canucks v Boston Bruins - Game Three

BOSTON, MA - JUNE 06: Dennis Seidenberg #44 of the Boston Bruins skates against Vancouver Canucks during Game Three of the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 6, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

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During Boston’s ugly 4-1 loss to Carolina, mixed in amongst the other drama and fireworks, Bruins defenseman Dennis Seidenberg caught the ire of the officials with a boarding call late in the game as he hit Hurricanes heartthrob Jeff Skinner from behind while he wasn’t looking. Skinner was defenseless on the play and Seidenberg came in with

Much like Kris Letang’s boarding play that got him a two-game suspension, Seidenberg’s hit earned him just two minutes of shame and a seat in the box to watch the Bruins continue their meltdown. NHL Overtime’s Bill Patrick, Jeremy Roenick and Pierre McGuire breakdown the hit and what they think will come of it.

So what do you think? Unlike Letang’s play, this hit on Skinner seemed to come with a hint more frustration from Seidenberg. Suspension or not?