Silverman: Brutality In Hockey Is Running Amok, And That Needs To ChangeThis is no time to step back from serious justice being meted out to offending players. Lives are at stake and so is the reputation of the National Hockey League.
NHL Suspends Buffalo's Patrick Kaleta 5 Games For Hit On Brad RichardsThe Sabres forward shoved Rangers center Brad Richards from behind and into the boards on Sunday night. Richards did, however, take part in New York's morning skate on Tuesday morning.
Rangers Fuming Following Patrick Kaleta's Devastating Hit On Brad Richards"No need for it," Richards said of the hit after New York's 3-2 shootout win. "That's not a hit that was ever in the game, I don't think. That's a little different than (a) headshot. That's just stupidity."
Hartnett: The NHL’s Image Problem Must Be Addressed NowWant these ugly incidents to go away? A 25-game suspension won’t stop a thug like Kaleta from doing this again.
Nabokov Gets 300th Win, Islanders Defeat Sabres 4-2Evgeni Nabokov picked up his 300th career NHL win as the Islanders defeated the Sabres, 4-2.