Archive - Suspensions

  • Pittsburgh, you are Hippocrates +

    Pittsburgh, you are Hippocrates Pittsburgh, hang your heads in shame, after everything your superstar player has been through from the Steckel hit to the 'decapitation' in the playoffs last Read More
  • NO Excuse, play the puck please +

    NO Excuse, play the puck please So Martin Hanzal chose to play the body rather than the puck. The result was a shot to the head, yes Weber was reaching forward Read More
  • Please Parros make Wilson Pay +

    Please Parros make Wilson Pay UPDATE Due to a technical snafu, I couldn't get this posted prior to the 4 game ruling being handed down. Parros did not bring the Read More
  • It Got Busy Real Quick +

    It Got Busy Real Quick So 2 of these inside of 24 hours. Isn't it amazing that as the stakes rise the physicality rises and players fighting for jobs or Read More
  • Tom F'ing Wilson +

    Tom F'ing Wilson Welcome back to hockey Mr Wilson you piece of garbage. What is most frustrating about his 2 game suspension is the ruling stated he has Read More
  • Updated Suspension System +

    Updated Suspension System So here it is, ready for the 2017-18 season.  Maybe some explanation for comparison to last year and what the changes are.  You will notice Read More
  • 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 let go to allow the 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 Sidney Crosby, and there was 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 principle point of contact was 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, it is not quite the 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 hit.    maybe a better 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 when it comes to hypocrisy 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 of the Department of Player 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 of the hit to this. 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 versus the Bruins, but you 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 great example of a clean 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 reports. Ducks' Despres sidelined with 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. Credit where credit is due. 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 have been the intent. Had 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 now. Good to see the Read More
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