Found October 14, 2011 on
The NHL season is only a week old, but it's already apparent that this is going to be a very different campaign than recent years. Brendan Shanahan is now on the beat as the league's top cop, and he hasn't been shy about exerting his new power. In the preseason alone, Shanahan handed out nine suspensions totaling 28 preseason and 32 regular-season games. He added another controversial two-game ban to Minnesota's Pierre-Marc Bouchard for a high-sticking incident over the weekend. It's all part of the league's effort to improve player safety (hence Shanahan's new title of executive vice president of...
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