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Breaking: NHL throws the hammer down on Oshie for vicious slash to Letang's neck

This was incredibly dangerous. Did the Player Safety Department make the right call?

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A particularly vicious and dirty play transpired on Friday night while the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals squared off in a vicious battle of wills.

T.J. Oshie and Kris Letang got tangled up by the boards at one point, and the Capitals' forward took exception and two-hand slashed the Penguins' defenseman right in the neck. Several other cross-checks to the neck area ensued.

This kind of play probably warranted a suspension, but the NHL Player Safety Department ruled differently on the play.

Do you think the NHL made the right call? Sound off in the comments section.