An analysis of Brendan Shanahan’s suspension of New York Rangers forward Carl Hagelin and the game misconduct penalty given to Brandon Dubinsky.
Daniel Alfredsson has confirmed he sustained a concussion in Game 2 of Ottawa’s playoff series with New York when Rangers forward Carl Hagelin elbowed him in the head.
It was the suspension heard ’round the Big Apple. Mild-mannered Rangers rookie Carl Hagelin, out three games.
Neil Keefe was ecstatic when Brendan Shanahan took over for Colin Campbell, but he didn’t know Shanahan was going to become Campbell with his inconsistent decisions.
Sean Hartnett examines Brendan Shanahan’s latest rulings with a fine-tooth comb and believes Matt Carkner and Shea Weber got off lightly in comparison to Carl Hagelin’s three-game ban.
Playoff hockey is great. But the NHL is close to — if not already — losing control of its players.
Rangers’ winger Carl Hagelin was handed a three game suspension by NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan. Meanwhile, Ottawa’s Matt Carkner was banned for one game.
John Tortorella knows when to push the right buttons. And Brooks Orpik’s knee-to-knee hit on Derek Stepan gave him another opportunity to work his mind games.
The heated affair between the Rangers and Flyers is just a preview to a feud that will continue between the Atlantic Division contenders all season. Expect fireworks when the two meet at MSG on November 26th.
Missing the playoffs for the first time in 14 seasons — or 15 years — did have one positive for the Devils. With the help of the lottery, the Devils will have the No. 4 pick in the NHL draft Friday night.
Sidney Crosby or Alex Ovechkin might get the thrill of being picked No. 1 all over again. Call it hockey’s version of a school yard pickup game.