Found October 09, 2011 on Kukla's Korner:
from Aaron Portzline of Puck-Rakers, Minnesota Wild forward Pierre-Marc Bouchard has a hearing with the league today after his swinging highstick to the face of Blue Jackets winger Matt Calvert late in the second period of Saturday’s game. News of the hearing was first reported by Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos…. “It’s definitely an attempt to injure,” Arniel said. “Our whole bench saw it. Their whole bench saw it. “We want to talk about getting hit from behind and shots to the head, but we allow a guy to stay in the game after taking a baseball swing at a guy’s face? That’s a joke.” more
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This is only a partial statement from player agent Allan Walsh regarding his client, Pierre-Marc Bouchard, being suspended for two games… What message is Brendan Shanahan sending with this unwarranted suspension? All perennial Lady Byng candidates should now be on notice that when an opponent high sticks himself in the mouth, he can expect a minimum suspension of 2 regular season...
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