Watch the hits, get the explanations from NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan, and tell us whether or not the league made the right call on a case-by-case basis.
Watch the hits, get the explanations from NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan, and tell us whether or not the league made the right call on a case-by-case basis by leaving your thoughts in the comment section below.
Mar. 4: Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta banned five games for this boarding penalty on Brad Richards of the New York Rangers.
Mar. 3: Flyers' Harry Zolnierczyk suspended four games for this charge on the Senators defender Mike Lundin:
Feb. 23: Sharks' Ryane Clowe suspended two games for leaving the bench during a game against the Chicago Blackhawks to start an altercation:
Feb. 22: Oilers' Taylor Hall suspended two games for this knee on Wild forward Cal Clutterbuck:
Feb. 20: Canucks' Jannik Hansen suspended one game for this over-the-top hit on Chicago forward Marian Hossa:
Feb. 2: Capitals' John Erskine banned three games for this elbow on Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds:
Jan. 30: Colin McDonald of the Isles suspended two games for boarding Penguins blue-liner Ben Lovejoy:
Jan. 23: Brayden Schenn of the Flyers suspended one game for charging New Jersey's Anton Volchenkov:
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