Nick Ritchie Left His Mark on Viktor Arvidsson

Anaheim Ducks forward Nick Ritchie channeled his inner Aldo Raine this evening and carved the initial of his surname onto the Predators’ Viktor Arvidsson’s forehead after a nasty cross-check into the boards.

Well, sorta. As you can see below, Ritchie really did level Arvidsson with a cheap shot that forced the Swede to the locker room:

Nick Ritchie lays an atrocious hit on Viktor Arvidsson. Arvidsson down the tunnel. pic.twitter.com/Rh0UgIoYl0

— Mark Harris (@TweetsByHarris) May 23, 2017

Ritchie was obviously ejected for the hit, but it was totally worth it because the blood on Arvidsson magically trickled to form an “R”:

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