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NHL’s Angriest Moments In (Semi) Recent History

By Colin Likas
Feb 4, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville shouts towards officals during the first period against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
Feb 4, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville shouts towards officals during the first period against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports /
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Tuukka Rask disagrees

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OK, this isn’t an NHL moment. But I had to include it because it involves notorious now-NHL hothead goalie Rask, and it’s just so angry.

Rask was playing in the AHL in 2009 when he was involved in a shootout. The opposing team converted two suspect goals against him, with the latter (and game-winner) hitting the crossbar, in Rask’s mind. Rask argued his case with an official while slamming his stick on the net, but it was no use.

Rask’s response to this was … poor. Thankfully, no one was in the way when he flung his goalie’s stuck violently across the ice. He followed that up by stumbling down the ramp and tossing a milk crate onto the ice.

Thankfully, Rask was never angry again after this mo …

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Oh. I think Tuukka might have a problem, guys.

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