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VIDEO: Deryk Engelland Suspended For Five Games

VIDEO: Deryk Engelland Suspended For Five Games

TweetThe NHL has suspended Pittsburgh Penguins Deryk Engelland for five games for an illegal check to head of Detroit Red Wings Justin Abdelkader. Engelland tucks his shoulder and drives through Abdelkader, with the head being the principle point of contact. Abdelkader suffered an injury on the play. Engelland has a history of supplementary discipline. He was suspended once before for three games for illegal check in 2011. … Read entire article »

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VIDEO: Shawn Thornton Suspended For 15 Games

VIDEO: Shawn Thornton Suspended For 15 Games

TweetThe NHL has suspended Boston Bruins Shawn Thornton for 15 games for a match penalty for fighting Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik. This was an act of retribution for an incident that occurred previously in the game. Orpik suffered a concussion on the play. Thornton does not have a history of supplementary discipline. … Read entire article »

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VIDEO: James Neal Suspended For Five Games

TweetThe NHL has suspended Pittsburgh Penguins winger James Neal for five games for his knee on Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand. Neal saw Marchand on the ground and had plenty of time to avoid him. Marchand wasn’t injured and was able to continue in the game. Neal is not a repeat offender under the CBA, but has been fined and suspended twice before. … Read entire article »

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Colin McDonald Suspended for 2 Games

TweetThe NHL has suspended New York Islanders winger Colin McDonald for 2 games for his hit on Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Ben Lovejoy. A 5 minute boarding penalty was assessed on the play. Key Factors: The length of time that McDonald see’s Lovejoy’s numbers and degree of force used on the hit. Lovejoy didn’t turn into the play. There was no apparent injury on the play and McDonald has no prior history. … Read entire article »

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Arron Asham Suspended for 4 Games

TweetPittsburgh Penguins forward Arron Asham was suspended for 4 games for cross checking Philadelphia Flyers Brayden Schenn. Asham then punches Schenn in the back of the head while he was down. Schenn wasn’t hurt on the play, and Asham has never been suspended before. … Read entire article »

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James Neal Suspended for 1 Game

TweetPittsburgh Penguins forward James Neal was suspended for 1 game for a hit on Philadelphia Flyers forward Claude Giroux. Violation: Rule 42 Chargin: “A minor or major penalty shall be imposed on a player who skates or jumps into or charges an opponent in any manner.” No injury resulted on the play. Neal has been fined, suspended and warned during his career. … Read entire article »

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Alex Ovechkin Suspended for 3 games

TweetWashington Capitals winger Alexander Ovechkin has been suspended for 3 games for charging Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Zbynek Michalek. Violation: Rule 42 Charging – “A minor or major penalty shall be imposed on a player who skates into or jumps into or charges an opponent in any manner.” Ovechkin has been suspended twice before, and fined twice. … Read entire article »

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Deryk Engelland Suspended for 3 Games

TweetPittsburgh Penguins defenseman Deryk Engelland has been suspended 3 game for an illegal check to the head of Chicago Blackhawks forward Marcus Kruger. Key Points to the 3 game suspension are: Illegal check to the head, there was no injury on the play, and that Engelland has no disciplinary history. … Read entire article »

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Max Pacioretty suspended for 3 games

TweetThe NHL has suspended Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty for 3 games for his head hit on Penguins defenseman Kris Letang. In French … Read entire article »

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Kris Letang Suspended for 2 Games

TweetPittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang was suspended for 2 games for an illegal hit to Winnipeg Jets forward Alex Burmistrov. … Read entire article »

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