ESQ wrote:And then what happens if the victim is a repeat offender like Brian Boyle? Do you think Boyle being a goon had an effect on Carkner only getting one game?
Yep. If Ovechkin takes out Marchand for instance likely nothing major happens. But how about Bergeron or Krecji?
Though Boyle is not a goon. I think he'd make a useful canuck in the bottom 6.