"I was just going hard to the net," he said. "I didn't intentionally go to hit him, let alone hit him into the boards. You know what? I've been off balance before where you can't find your footing and you try to plant. It was a play that is usually a routine shoulder-to-shoulder kind of play going hard to the net. I hope he's all right. Those plays happen a lot when it's just guys standing up to each other."