Tag Archives: Department of Player Safety

HARD HITS: First Round lacking usual bite

HARD HITS By Derek Felix Always #LeafsNation A post shared by Toronto Maple Leafs (@mapleleafs) on Apr 21, 2018 at 5:18pm PDT Normally, the first round of the NHL Playoffs has a couple of riveting series. This year has been … Continue reading

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Devils must overcome devastating loss on controversial hit to keep season alive

Coming off a epic Game Three highlighted by MVP candidate Taylor Hall’s three points in a huge 5-2 victory before a raucous environment at The Prudential Center, the Devils suffered a devastating loss in Game Four to the Lightning on … Continue reading

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Department of Player Safety Is Clueless

So, this cheap shot by Matt Calvert near the conclusion of the Blue Jackets’ Game 2 loss at the Penguins was worth only a one-game suspension. BREAKING NEWS: Columbus Blue Jackets forward Matt Calvert hired by @united pic.twitter.com/CveIfn7RBN — Domenic … Continue reading

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League turns other way on Letang slash to Stalberg

During the third period of last night’s game, the refs missed an obvious penalty on Pittsburgh defenseman Kris Letang. In a battle behind his net, he slashed Rangers forward Viktor Stalberg in the face. No call came. Stalberg went back … Continue reading

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Video: NHL suspends Farnham four games, Tootoo out for tonight

On Tuesday, Jan. 12, Devils forward Bobby Farnham delivered a retaliatory cheap shot on an unsuspecting Blues forward Dmitrij Jaskin resulting in a five-minute interference major and misconduct. He had a hearing with the NHL yesterday to determine supplementary discipline. The … Continue reading

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