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The Chicago Blackhawks won (again) Tuesday night, this time against the Vancouver Canucks, but it wasn’t without seeing one of their best players go down after a scary hit (again).
Vancouver forward Jannik Hansen delivered a high elbow to Chicago’s Marian Hossa in the third period of the Blackhawks’ 4-3 win Tuesday, and it will reportedly earn Hansen a hearing with the NHL. According to multiple reports, Hansen will have a 3:30 hearing Wednesday with the league. It’s reportedly a phone hearing, which means the longest suspension Hansen could be handed is a five-game ban.
Chicago head coach Joel Quenneville said after the game that Hossa was “OK,” and that the team would know more Wednesday. The playmaking forward does have a history concussion. He was the recipient of a dirty hit from Phoenix forward Raffi Torres during last year’s playoffs. Hossa didn’t play the rest of the playoffs following the hit, while Torres was suspended 21 games for his actions.
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The Chicago Blackhawks and Vancouver Canucks have developed quite the rivalry from their repeated playoff matchups. Going into their game on Tuesday night, the Blackhawks were looking to tie the NHL record for longest season opening point streak. The record was set by the Anaheim Ducks in 2006-07 and that team went on to win the Stanley Cup. The Blackhawks won in a shootout...
The Chicago Blackhawks tied history on Tuesday night, defeating the Vancouver Canucks in a shootout. But the game ended with an ugly cloud hovering over the United Center after a pathetic cheap shot ended Marian Hossa’s night prematurely. After the … Continue reading →The post Marian Hossa Injured As Blackhawks Make NHL History appeared first on Committed Indians.
The Chicago Blackhawks - Vancouver Canucks rivalry intensified on Feb. 19th thanks to a controversial hit from Jannik Hansen to the back of Marian Hossa' head. The play, seen below, featured both men trying to grab a puck out of the air, only to have Hansen's elbow collide violently into Hossa's head.
Was the elbow from Hansen intentional? Should the NHL...
That had to hurt.
The Vancouver Canucks and Chicago Blackhawks played to an entertaining and hard-fought 4-3 shootout final on Tuesday, but Jannik Hansen’s hit to the head of Marian Hossa was what had fans talking after the latest rivalry instalment.
Early in the third period Hansen found himself behind Hossa battling for a puck overhead when in reaching up for possession he struck...
I am tired of watching the NHL Department of Player Safety go light on players that should be suspended for multiple games, this was a situation, that I believe warranted a 2-3 games suspension. By going light on Jannik Hansen you pretty much guaranteeing he's going to be a marked man in the next game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Vancouver Canucks.
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Cry me a river, don't do the crime, if you don't want to do the time. This is why people hate/despise the Vancouver Canucks. You're responsible for your actions on the ice.
Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun --- Through 129 AHL and 286 NHL games, the Vancouver Canucks winger liked to think he had earned a reputation as...
During last night's game, Vancouver Canuck forward Jannik Hansen hit Chicago Blackhawk forward Marian Hossa's in the head with this dirty hit. This play needs to be reviewed by the department of players safety. There is no doubt that this hit and should have been more than a two minute minor penalty, in my opinion.
Rule 48 - Illegal Check to the Head
Vancouver Canuck forward Jannik Hansen hit Chicago Blackhawk forward Marian Hossa's in the head with this dirty hit and he needs to be suspended by the National Hockey League for this dirty hit, there is no defending this hit. Like I said in a previous post, this is a clear violation of the NHL’s rule 48. Vancouver Canuck forward Jannik Hansen needs to be suspended for this...
The NHL’s Department of Player Safety has decided to suspend Canucks winger Jannik Hansen for one game following his elbow to the head of Marian Hossa. Hansen received a two-minute roughing penalty, while Hossa was injured on the play and had to miss the rest of the game. Here is Brendan Shanahan’s explanation:
To me, it appears that Hansen isn’t even going for the puck, but...
Early twitter talk is some calling it a collision with both players reaching for the puck, others say hea dshot.
Hansen received 2 for roughing.
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He, being star RW Marian Hossa. And will he play tonight or not, after taking a shot to the back of the head Tuesday night and suffering what have been described as very mild concussion symptoms...
It’d be tough to say that the defending Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings are still the NHL’s best team. On Sunday, the Chicago Blackhawks defeated them for the second time this season (2-0). Just like they did on January 19th, the Blackhawks dominated most of the game against the Kings on national television, looking like the all-around better team with the nation’s eyes...
Marian Hossa scored twice to help the Chicago Blackhawks post a 4-3 shootout win over Vancouver last night and tie the 2006-2007 Anaheim Ducks for the longest undefeated (in regulation) streak to start a season at 16 games.
Hossa’s two goals came as part of a three-goal second period for Chicago and erased the 1-0 lead Daniel Sedin staked them to in the first period. Vancouver...
In a shortened season it is very important for a NHL team to get as many points as possible. The Chicago Blackhawks NHL record for points to start a season is in sight now. The Hawks beat Vancouver 4- 3 in a shootout last night to tie the record. This gave them 16 straight games with at least one point. This record matches the 2006-2007 Anaheim Ducks, who went on to win the Stanley...