Kyle Quincey nails Ryan Getzlaf with dangerous hit

Ryan Getzlaf took a nasty hit from behind from Detroit Red Wings defender Kyle Quincey late in the first period of Anaheim's 5-2 win on Tuesday night.

Ducks forward leaves game to get stitches, returns

Detroit Red Wings defenceman is ejected from the game for this boarding penalty on Ryan Getzlaf. 1:24

Ryan Getzlaf left the ice with a towel pressed tightly against his face on Tuesday night. 

It was the item the Anaheim Ducks star used to stop the bleeding after he took a nasty hit from behind from Detroit Red Wings defender Kyle Quincey late in the first period of Anaheim's 5-2 win.

Getzlaf's face smashed into the boards as Quincey levelled him, forcing the Ducks forward to leave the game. He would later return after receiving stitches. 

The Red Wings blue-liner got five minutes for boarding and a game misconduct for the infraction. 

Watch the play above to see how it happened. Do you think Quincey should be punished for the hit?


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