“We’re in the NHL. He should know how to fall. We will call it accidentally on purpose”
This play is going to fall under the guidance of everyone’s personal team bias. I as a Rangers fan don’t think Kreider did it on purpose. But for the Habs fans out there, I’ll leave it at this:
Why would Kreider pass up a breakaway opportunity to run over Price on purpose? At the time, the score was close. Unlike Prust, Kreider is actually good at scoring. So I can see why maybe a player who has little to no chance of scoring may decide his best course of action is to trip over his own feet like a baby giraffe learning to walk. Prust should know a thing or two about that.
Kreider though? I’m sure he’s more interested in doing this: