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Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alex Edler has been suspended three games for an illegal check to the head of San Jose Sharks forward Tomas Hertl.
The NHL made the announcement on Friday. The hit came late in the second period of Vancouver's 4-1 loss to San Jose on Thursday night.
Edler popped Hertl's helmet off as the 19-year-old was reaching for the puck. There was no penalty called on the play.
Edler was suspended for charging in March and is considered a repeat offender. He'll forfeit $182,926 in salary, which goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.
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Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alex Edler, a repeat offender is given a Shannaban for this dirty hit on Sharks forward Tomas Hertl who's taken the NHL by storm with his play so far this season. Hertl has scored (6g-1a--7pts) in four games this season and scored four goals in one game against the New York Rangers. My question is; did Edler target Hertl to make a point, or is Edler...
If you've been under a rock, you totally missed out on when Tomas Hertl opened a can of whoop ass on the New York Rangers and scored four goals - the last being an absolute beauty of a goal. The 19 year old Swedish rookie pulled out some amazing ****. If you missed it, here it is:
Now mainstream media jerkoffs like Damien Cox are putting the kid out to slaughter because...
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety Friday for an incident against the San Jose Sharks Thursday night at Rogers Arena.
At approximately 19:46 of the second period, Edler collied with Sharks forward Tomas Hertl near the Vancouver bench, resulting in Hertl losing his helmet. There was no penalty...
Two days on from his incredible four-goal performance capped with the early frontrunner for goal of the year the hockey world is still buzzing about nineteen-year-old sensation Tomas Hertl. But on Thursday the conversation took a slight turn when Washington Capitals' coach Adam Oates gave voice to a growing crowd of dissenters calling Hertl's move disrespectful.
After San Jose Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl scored four goals against the New York Rangers, he drew some criticism for the move he pulled on the fourth goal. Sharks captain Joe Thornton came to his defense and his comments were utterly hysterical.
Hearing a question to Marleau about Hertl and whether he was showboating, Thornton said: “Shut up, have you ever played the game?”...
San Jose Sharks rookie winger Tomas Hertl threw his hat into the ring for goal of the year on Tuesday night with a sensational move against New York Rangers goaltender Martin Biron.
On Thursday, Buffalo Sabres star Thomas Vanek gave him some competition. The 29-year-old winger used a similar between the legs move to shoot the puck five-hole, which tied the game at 1-1. Making the...
Tomas Hertl meet Sabre Thomas Vanek.
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the HNIC Hotstove panel discussed Toronto signing Dion Phaneuf, what's wrong with the Rangers, Canadiens' defense, teams that may have salary cap issue, what will the Sabres do with Vanek, Tomas Hertl and Manny Malhorta playing well with the Hurricanes minor league affiliate.
The San Jose Sharks entered this season coming off another heart braking playoff exit. Based on their start however, it seems that rather than dwelling on the past, they are using it to their advantage. They have started the season playing the same way that nearly pushed them to the third round of the playoffs last year; with speed and aggression! From top to bottom...