Thursday, December 11, 2014

Chris Neil Plastered by Brayden McNabb Hip Check, Ottawa Fans Not Sad

Chris Neil was plastered into the boards by this brutal Brayden McNabb hip check and immediately left the ice after getting up under his own power during Ottawa's 5-3 loss to the Kings. Ottawa dropped its first game under new coach Dave Cameron, 5-3, to L.A., but many Senator fans seemed to be sanguine about their short-term future despite (um, due to?) the loss of Neil.

Here's the general jist of the Twitter reaction to coach Dave Cameron's announcement that Neil would be out "week-to-week" with a lower body injury: