Dallas Stars defenseman Mason Marchment about to hit Toronto Maple Leafs' Jake McCabe during a game.
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Former Maple Leaf Makes a Blindside Hit on Jake McCabe Leaving him Bloddied

Published February 8, 2024 at 10:30
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In last night's game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Dallas Stars, an incident unfolded just before the end of the second period.

Maple Leafs' Defenseman McCabe Returns to the Bench with Bloodied Face Following Dangerous Hit by Former Leaf Marchment


With less than a minute left in the second period, after a battle for the puck , where McCabe had already threw it away, got on the receiving end of a dangerous hit from Mason Marchment.

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Check out what happened here:

Upon returning to his bench, McCabe was visibly upset and quickly expressed his frustration to the referee.

Keefe and McCabe Express Their Displeasure to the Referee Following Ucalled Penalty on Marchment's Dirty Play

McCabe made his way back to the bench after the hit with blood on his face. He quickly shouted at the ref that he had made a huge mistake.

For further details, see the following tweets:

Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe also showed his dissatisfaction with the ref's decision. Check it out:

Despite the incident, McCabe continued to play and contributed to the Maple Leafs' win, their first since the All-Star Break.

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