Archive - Suspensions

  • It Feels Worse This Year +

    It Feels Worse This Year I'm not sure why, but this playoff run feels like more and more slashing, hooking, and illegal checks are getting Read More
  • Just cause it's the playoffs.... +

    Just cause it's the playoffs.... Unfortunately, I could not stay out of this. I was going to ignore it, let it slide but it IS Read More
  • Geno should be out +

    Geno should be out Geno is lucky the Department of Player Safety is a joke. By any definition his hit was late, predatory and Read More
  • It Gets Nasty All At Once +

    It Gets Nasty All At Once Well it has been an interesting couple of weeks for the Department of Player Safety. Suspensions handed out, others not, Read More
  • Suspend or not to Suspend +

    Suspend or not to Suspend The result of this hit by Taylor Hall is not pretty, neither is the way the Canucks responded to the Read More
  • Don't Blame the Victim +

    Don't Blame the Victim So once again we are at the cross roads as a fan base. The Pittsburgh Penguins have a checkered past Read More
  • Suspension Special with Matt Larkin +

    Suspension Special with Matt Larkin Walshy flies solo, well almost. Matt Larkin (@THNMattLarkin) of The Hockey News joins Cameron to discuss suspensions and the direction Read More
  • It Blows Up +

    It Blows Up I thought this Matt Cooke style of hit was taken out of the game?   Compare the angles and the intent Read More
  • Look Mum, No History! +

    Look Mum, No History! So here is the problem with not suspending Radko Gudas last Thursday, not only did he play in this game Read More
  • That's a Clean Concussion +

    That's a Clean Concussion What a great first night of hockey for the NHL. Excitement in the Capital, and joy in Edmonton. Also a Read More
  • Pronger is a Problem +

    Pronger is a Problem So the news about Simon Despres missing games is a little sad, sounds like it is post concussion issues from Read More
  • An Injury-less Suspension!! +

    An Injury-less Suspension!! Nice to see the Department of Player Safety suspend a player on a hit where the victim was not injuried. Read More
  • Another two in the book +

    Another two in the book So Mr Weise gets 3 games for a hit to the head where separating the puck from the player should Read More
  • That'll Learn Him? +

    That'll Learn Him? So we haven't got out of the pre-season and the department of player safety have been called into action twice Read More
  • Big stick keeps the hits comming +

    Big stick keeps the hits comming Good to see all these tough suspensions are changing player behaviour on the ice. As I said in my last Read More
  • The Interesting Case of Radko Gudas +

    The Interesting Case of Radko Gudas Since the 1st of October this is my 4th suspension article. Good to see the Department of Player Safety having Read More
  • A Penny For A Punch +

    A Penny For A Punch Well Milan Lucic helped his tough man image by punching a guy who wasn't ready for it.  His justification for Read More
  • Yeah, stick to the neck is ok +

    Yeah, stick to the neck is ok Right, so we have Sidney Crosby getting whacked in the neck and we see a 1 game suspension, that wasn't Read More
  • WTF Farnham? +

    WTF Farnham? Quite honestly, this is just bizzare. I mean like. WTF. The league should just suspend Farnham for the complete ridiculousness Read More
  • No need, no need at all +

    No need, no need at all What I find so frustrating about the Hendricks hit is the two officials on the ice though it was clean. Read More
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