Radko Gudas Lays A Massive Hit On Hurricanes Forward

Published October 15, 2023 at 10:30 PM
BY AUSTIN SABOURIN
In the fast-paced world of modern NHL hockey, certain elements of the game tend to fall by the wayside. Among these, the hip check, once a staple move, has become somewhat of a lost art. However, in the Anaheim Ducks' corner, defenseman Radko Gudas has maintained this skill in his repertoire.

During a recent clash, Brendan Lemieux, known for stirring the pot as a Carolina Hurricanes agitator, found himself at the receiving end of a memorable hip check by Gudas. Lemieux was in hot pursuit of a pass from Hurricanes defenseman Brady Skjei, but he quickly discovered the immovable force that is Gudas. The collision was emphatic, and Lemieux found himself taking an abrupt tumble over the Duck's robust backside.


To Lemieux's credit, he promptly regained his footing and decided to seek some retribution with a hit of his own on Gudas. This exchange of physicality added an intriguing layer to their ongoing on-ice skirmish, and it's worth noting that this fiery showdown unfolded within the first four minutes of the game between the Ducks and Hurricanes.


For a different perspective on this exchange, take a look at both hits in action:


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