Marchand Elbow Should Earn Multiple Games

We're happy to say¬†welcome back¬†to our friend Brad Marchand of the Boston Bruins, who's responsible for probably 20% of the content of this blog. He finds himself in hot water yet again after a flying elbow to the head of New Jersey's Marcus Johansson. I tried to look at this from the approach of what … Continue reading Marchand Elbow Should Earn Multiple Games

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Letang Doesn’t Deserve Suspension

In a series where emotions (and sticks and fists) are running high, the term "playoff hockey" couldn't apply more. But there's a line that's been crossed repeatedly without penalty and it came to a head with the Brooks Orpik suspension for his hit on Oli Maatta in game two. Regardless of how you feel about … Continue reading Letang Doesn’t Deserve Suspension

Johansson Should Face Suspension

http://youtu.be/PiQq-Px38Q4 Video: SPORTSNETCANADA After losing checking forward Zach Sill earlier this week to a two game suspension for boarding, the Washington Capitals find themselves under the microscope once again. Marcus Johansson laid an open ice hit to the head of Islanders defenceman Thomas Hickey yesterday and will face the NHL Department Of Player Safety in … Continue reading Johansson Should Face Suspension