Found October 09, 2011 on Puck Daddy:
The Shanaban-hammer swung yet again Sunday afternoon, as Pierre-Marc Bouchard of the Minnesota Wild was suspended two games for his high-stick to the mouth of Columbus Blue Jackets' forward Matt Calvert. Calvert lost three teeth and required stitches to his lip as a result of the incident, which occurred in the second period of Saturday night's tilt between the two clubs in Minnesota. Scott Arniel saw it as a deliberate attack, calling the incident "an attempt to injure". But that's not what it looked like, upon further review. Leahy discussed the play earlier today, pointing out that it appeared as though the slash was actually the result of Calvert unintentionally lifting Bouchard's stick into his own face. This was Bouchard's defense as well. From Mike Russo: It was just a bad accident. It was just a battle there on the faceoff. He comes after me before the puck drops, and we go at it. He lifts my stick and it hits him in the mouth. I'm not tha...
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