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Saturday, November 2, 2013
Vigneault on Murphy hit: 'Very, very dangerous'
By Katie Strang
NEW YORK -- Rangers coach Alain Vigneault made it clear after his team's 5-1 win over the Hurricanes on Saturday night that he did not like
's second-period hit on
The rookie defenseman appeared to undercut Dorsett, upending him in a play that infuriated Dorsett's teammates and resulted in a clipping penalty.
"I mean, in my opinion, that's real dangerous," Vigneault said. "Any time you're going for knees, you're looking at career-ending injuries here."
Dorsett appeared to be OK after the hit, but that didn't seem to placate Vigneault.
"That was borderline very, very dangerous."
was wincing on the bench in pain during the third period after getting whacked on the left hand by Carolina's
, he isn't concerned about injury.
"It hurt at the time," said the 25-year-old winger, who scored twice as New York won its third straight, "but it's fine." Hagelin doesn't anticipate it being a problem.