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Post-game extra: Feds, Avery and angry Tortorella....

                  Ruslan Fedotenko was felled, but not bloodied by a high shoulder to the left side of his face by Mark Stuart that triggered Sean Avery’s response just 4:20 into the game. “It’s nice to see teammates stick up for you,” Fedotenko said. “It’s too bad he got the instigator, I don’t know if it’s an instigator or not. Asked if he had a problem with the hit, he said “I didn’t see how he (Stuart) came out or how he hit me, I don’t know if it was the shoulder. It’s part of the game. (But) If I see the replay and it’s an elbow to my head, then yeah.”
                  Tortorella wasn’t unhappy with Avery’s response, and didn’t think he should’ve been hit with the five-minute instigation call. “First of all, he shouldn’t have gotten an instigator. If he gets an instigator, I mean (Shawn) Thornton was chasing Boogey (Derek Boogaard) around the ice and he gets nothing. I have no problem with what Sean did. That’s good, and we ended up killing it.  It’s the stupid penalties that you get sloppy with that’s so frustrating.”


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