VIDEO: Cheechoo brutally hit in the head

Foto: Davor Sajko/ Foto: Davor Sajko/

In a game in frozen Siberia, Jonathan Cheechoo was brutally hit in the head from behind. Former Rocket Richard trophy winner was in a scrum with a player from Siberian team and was leaving the ice for a shift when the incident occured.

You can see in the video how Maxim Ignatovich punches Cheechoo from behind after a scrum on the ice. Ignatovich got 2+5+20 for excessive roughing, while Cheechoo got two for roughing. Bears scored on the following powerplay, Jonathan Cheechoo returned to the ice and assisted for a second and final goal of the game.

Check out the video below:


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