It was to be expected that disciplinary actions were going to take place following Game two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals between the New York Rangers and Ottawa Senators. However, not many expected what would ultimately be an excrutiatingly baffling decision on the part of NHL Senior Vice President of Player Safety, Brendan Shanahan. Following [...]
… no word yet on Fedotenko’s condition but he was wobbly getting up and skating off the ice. This was a blatant, dirty hit by Dominic Moore and am shocked as he is not that type of player. Suspension will be coming.
Maybe the enforcement of the ‘personal space’ rule? I can hear the refs now, “Personal space boys! Personal space!”. Hockey is a physical sport without a doubt. Physicalness has been a part of the game since its inception. There is nothing like a hard open ice hit to get the crowd going or to rile [...]
… I am not worried. A lot of players have done FAR worse things on and off the ice. AA made a mistake, and I am sure he will be getting a call from Brendan Shanahan about it. But because AA is such a quiet kid who has never been involved in anything on or [...]
New York Rangers forward Andre Deveaux has been suspended 3 games for his elbow to the head of Florida Panthers forward Tomas Fleischmann during Wednesday’s game. 3 game suspension for Deveaux.Fri Nov 25 17:20:10 via Twitter for BlackBerry®Darren Dreger DarrenDreger … As much as I like Deveaux, it was a well deserved suspension. [...]
… good job by Brendan Shanahan by releasing this video and showing the fans of the game how most players respect others and are not looking to intentionally injure a player. Although I do not agree with the punishment handed down to Tom Sestito of the Flyers, I believe it should have been harsher, I [...]
… Shanny is not playing around and is going to turn this league around from all of these dirty, cheap shots and save the careers of many players in the meantime. I always said Shanahan would make a GREAT replacement for Gary Bettman and would not be shocked to see him work his way up [...]