Tag Archives: NHL Player Safety

If season continues, Brendan Lemieux is suspended

Somehow, someway, Brendan Lemieux managed to get himself suspended with hockey and all of sports on hold due to the Coronavirus epidemic. It was late in regulation when he foolishly checked an unsuspecting Joonas Donskoi in the side of the … Continue reading

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No supplementary discipline for Lindgren

It’s not often I agree with a ruling by NHL Player Safety. I previously had written a critical piece on the hypocrisy of what they decide to review. That’s a consistency issue that will continue to be up for debate. … Continue reading

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NHL Player Safety hypocrisy

During Tuesday night’s game won by the Rangers 5-3 over the Avalanche, rookie defenseman Ryan Lindgren delivered a vicious hit on puck carrier Joonas Donskoi that knocked the Colorado forward to the ice. On the play, Donskoi never saw Lindgren … Continue reading

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Islanders must move on from Boyle hit

In the NHL Playoffs, the hitting is ferocious as is the intensity. This postseason’s been no exception. In both the first and second round, we’ve seen questionable hits cause injury, aggravation and frustration. During their first round series loss to … Continue reading

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