Rob Scuderi felt remorse for his hit on Jason Chimera, but Terry Murray certainly doesn’t feel any. Immediately after the game, Murray was adamant that the hit was legal, and on Tuesday, even after Scuderi’s fine, Murray didn’t back down from his assertion that Scuderi did nothing wrong.

MURRAY: “Absolutely. That was the hit of the game, when you go back through the start of my career. The 70s, 60s — I didn’t play in the 60s — that was the hit. Because in the 1-2-2 you had both wingers coming back on the defensive side of it, and that’s where your defensemen were always standing up and able to get those kind of impact hits. It’s a great play. He’s fronting the man that’s carrying the puck. The puck gets chipped in and immediately the hit is there. It’s a good hit.”

Murray was asked about some of the game’s other “rough stuff,” most notably hits on Drew Doughty (elbowing) and Alexander Frolov (roughing). The Blue Jackets received minor penalties on those plays, but the Kings didn’t attempt any retaliation.

MURRAY: “I don’t have any problem with that. … We need to recognize, though, when things go the other way a little too much. One of the areas that we grew, big time, in last year was the response of the team whenever something happened with a particular player, or situations that started to build up, and everybody was there for everybody. You just have to pile in there and say, `Hey, we’re not going to put up with that stuff.’ Maybe that’s one of the scenarios that I wish we had responded just a little bit more with that attitude, at that time. We’ll be aware of it.”

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