New York Rangers forward Andrew Desjardins was suspended two games for an illegal check to the head of New Jersey's Miles Wood on Saturday. The NHL's Department of Player Safety released this video explanation of the suspension. https://twitter.com/NHLPlayerSafety/status/912465276322631680 The entire case against Desjardins is that he took an angle of approach that targeted the head. The … Continue reading Desjardins Suspension is Harsh
Washington Capitals tough guy Tom Wilson made his first Tough Call appearance of 2017-18 and the regular season hasn't even started yet. He was handed a two game suspension for his hit on St. Louis Blues forward Robert Thomas Friday night. The play was called interference on the ice, and there was no doubt about it. Thomas … Continue reading Wilson Suspended For 2 Pre-Season Games
If you're thinking there's been something off throughout the 2016-17 Stanley Cup Playoffs, you're possibly more right than wrong, but maybe not fully. A source close to a stepsister's stepbrother who happens to be a former roommate of someone who once bought a hot dog from a street vendor two blocks away from the Nashville … Continue reading 2016-17 Playoffs Rigged?
With Ottawa's Tommy Wingels delivering a violent forearm to the head of Pittsburgh's Scott Wilson with less than 15 seconds left in game 5, the NHL's Department of Player Safety finally has an out. The time of the incident and the score are absolutely vital to the case for suspension, and it all boils down … Continue reading Wingels Must Be Suspended
Chris Neil attacked Tanner Glass to defend a team mate and cost his team a power play. Do role players go too far to stay relevant?
Sidney Crosby suffered another concussion in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semi Final against the Washington Capitals. It's awful. It's sickening. Hockey has become secondary and all I want to know is that he's going to be able to live his life the way he wants to. There is the issue of what to … Continue reading Was Sidney Crosby Targeted?
Nazem Kadri. I don't like him. I don't respect him. But I can't falsely accuse him. His hit on Alexander Ovechkin in Game 5 of the first round series between Washington and Toronto raised some eyebows and, in some cases, some pitchforks, as a hostile social media weighed in on the legality of the play. … Continue reading Kadri Is Innocent
There was an ugly incident in the OHL playoffs recently. Ottawa 67's player Travis Barron had his helmetless head slammed off the ice by Missisauga's Nicholas Hague as he was laying on the ice after a fight. The only video I can find of the cheap shot is the one from this article. Sadly, I've … Continue reading Bad Hockey Fighting Precedent Being Set
The Bantam A Brookfield Elks captured the Northern Conference Championship Saturday. The Elks won an exciting 2-1 contest on home ice against Glace Bay in front of an estimated 150 cheering fans from both sides. Glace Bay brought a clean but physical style with them and didn't let up the entire game, but in the … Continue reading Brookfield Bantam A Elks Win Northern Conference Championship
The Ottawa Senators will have to do without top 4 defenceman Marc Methot for a few weeks. His finger was mauled and it's all Sidney Crosby's fault. The Pittsburgh captain has had an interesting week. He made headlines for scoring a hat trick against Florida. He then headed to Buffalo and scored a one handed … Continue reading What if Methot Slashed Crosby?