ShareThis “I just thought it was a bad call, and I thought that he played it,” Lundqvist said, referring to Crosby, who scored the gold-medal-winning overtime goal for Canada against the United States on Sunday. “I told the ref he’s a great player and should be protected, but he shouldn’t use it either.”
Crosby shoved Lundqvist away, which prompted Brandon Dubinsky to skate over and start pummeling Crosby while the Garden crowd chanted “U.S.A.! U.S.A.!” along with something more vulgar involving Crosby’s name.
“He just gave Hank a little stick,” Dubinsky said. “He’s our best player, and we’ve got to make sure we protect him and take care of him.”