Justin Abdelkader of the Detroit Red Wings has been fined $5,000.00 for spearing, adding him to the inappropriately long line of players fined for the same offence. It's wrong these players continue to only get fines for major penalties and it's wrong that because they only get fines, these players continue to commit them. That … Continue reading Abdelkader Slashes Mayfield, Gets Fined For Spearing
Newly acquired Washington Captial Kevin Shattenkirk has been suspended two games for charging against Los Angeles defenceman Kevin Gravel. Shattenkirk literally launched himself into Gravel, cathching him square in the face with a flying shoulder block. I have no idea what he was thinking. https://youtu.be/IJI2l7k6AqI Video: SPORTSNETCANADA I thought two games was lenient considering the … Continue reading Shattenkirk Hit in a League of it’s Own
Justin Abdelkader of the Detroit Red Wings was the subject of scrutiny by fans, in particular fans wearing blue jerseys with lightning bolts on them. In the final minute of an out of reach game 2, Detroit's frustration at the referees, and at Tampa's seemingly unstoppable speed and suffocating forecheck, came to head. Brad Richard … Continue reading Should Abdelkader Have Been Suspended For Roughing Blunden?