Madcombinepilot wrote:if everything was being reviewed as it should be, Henrik should have gotten a game for retribution on Brown.
meh.. the league is messed up.
Meds wrote:By Shanahan's definitions and criteria for discipline, Shea Weber should have gotten a 10 game suspension for his work on Zetterberg. Roughing for the punch to the head, and I don't even know what you would call the grab and slam that followed. But that is two rule violations that had intent to injure, factor in that Weber has received prior discipline but is not a guy who generally plays outside the rules or even on the edge, and then consider Torres and his 25 games.....how Weber didn't get at least the remainder of the first round is beyond me.
NHL = Total Fucking Joke.
Hockey Widow wrote:I have no problem with the 25 game suspension which will in all likelihood carry over to next year, as well he cannot play in any preseason games. He is most definitely a repeat offender and he most definitely targets the head when he hits.
Shanny does a good job of breaking it down.
My problem is the other decisions and especially Weber and Keith.
Lets hope this sets a new bar.
wafflecombine wrote:I was surprised by 25 games. I was thinking more in the 5-10 range based on all the other precedents - even for people who have "a history". This said, the Hawks had an effective PR campaign behind the scenes to make this happen. Loved the crocodile tears from Toews and Kane with Keith sitting just off Camera. But still not as entertaining as Torterella claiming the the Torres hit was the new plan for success in the playoffs after Boyle got caught with his head down.
meh - if nothing else the 25 games will get everyone else attention and say smarten the hell up or I'll "Torres you"
dbr wrote: ...it just throw's the league's lack of appetite for a fair standard into sharper relief.
donlever wrote:in an effort to not be unneedingly wordy