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Well, that didn't take long.
The Flyers, who are off to an abysmal 0-3 start to the season, will be awaiting some possible bad news later this afternoon.
Forward Brayden Schenn will be meeting with head NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan today at 1:30 to review a hit on New Jersey Devils defenseman Anton Volchenkov.
The hit, which happened near the midway point in the second period of last night's 3-0 loss to Martin Brodeur and the Devils, appeared to be clean at full speed. Schenn didn't make contact with the head of Volchenkov, and there was no penalty called on the play.
However, when you watch a replay in slower motion, it looks like Schenn may have left his feet on the hit, which the league has been cracking down on over the past few seasons.
Video of the hit after the jump.
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Philadelphia Flyers center Brayden Schenn will have the first meeting of the NHL season with Brendan Shanahan for this monstrous hit on Devils defenseman Anton Volchenkov:
No penalty was called on the play. I don’t think he’ll receive a suspension for this hit, but he may be the first player fined under the rule of the new CBA which states:
“Permissible fines for on-ice infractions...
I can't say that I agree with this suspension at all.
Earlier today, Flyers' forward Brayden Schenn met with Brendan Shanahan about his hit on Anton Volchenkov in the second period of last night's contest. The video, shown below, is Shanahan's description of why it is deserving of a one-game suspension.
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Philadelphia Flyers forward Scott Hartnell is expected to miss four to eight weeks because of a broken left foot.
Hartnell, an All-Star last season, was injured by a shot taken by teammate Kimmo Timonen in Tuesday's game against New Jersey. Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren made the announcement before Thursday night's game against the New York Rangers.
Scott Hartnell, the Philadelphia Flyers' leading scorer last season, is out indefinitely with an injured left foot, general manager Paul Holmgren said Wednesday. "We will know more on this within a day or two as we await results of tests," Holmgren said in a statement. Hartnell was hit by a shot from teammate Kimmo Timonen in the third period of a 3-0 loss to the...
One of the National Hockey League’s most imposing players will miss up to two months of this abbreviated season.The Philadelphia Flyers got that bad news about power forward Scott Hartnell, who pumped in 37 goals last season playing with Claude Giroux on his team’s top line. Hartnell suffered a broken foot when defenseman Kimmo Timonen accidentally fired a slap shot off his skate...
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Brayden Schenn will sit one game for his hit on Anton Volchenkov. Schenn came off the bench and skated right to Volchenkov, let his feet and targeted the head and upper body. No penatly was called on the play.
Flyers GM Paul Holmgren confirms that Scott Hartnell has a broken metatarsal in his left foot.
He could miss up to 2 months. Holmgren said they are looking around.
What about Mike Knuble? Won't cost them much and probably has something left in his stick.
We'll have more from Holmgren on CSNPhilly.com:
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