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The tweet came in just before midnight from an intriguing source, future Hall of Famer Mike Modano.
"Really selling the game," tweeted Modano under the Twitter handle @9modano. "No wonder our TV deals suck ass."
Joining a growing list of players and former players - Jonathan Toews, David Perron, Henrik Zetterberg - disgusted or frustrated with what has transpired over the first week of NHL playoff competition, Modano's tweet appeared to be in reaction to yet another ugly incident, this time Raffi Torres - oh yes, Torres again - and his vicious hit on Chicago star winger Marian Hossa that sent Hossa to hospital.
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