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Brendan Shanahan, the NHL's vice-president of safety, was the target of Don Cherry on Saturday's Coach's Corner segment for the slew of suspensions meted out during the pre-season.

Shanahan set to mete out NHL justice

Brendan Shanahan never won the Lady Byng Trophy, awarded to an NHL star exhibiting sportsmanship and gentlemanly play. He was suspended five times during his 21-year, Hall of Fame-bound career. Shanahan was even suspended for a cross-check he delivered in his Detroit debut. Hi and bye all at once. For the most part, Shanahan knows he merited his punishments. ''I certainly...

Brendan Shanahan, NHL Release Video of 'Good Decisions' to Prove New Hitting Rules Don't Ruin Sport (Video)

Worried that new NHL honcho Brendan Shanahan and all these "rulles" about "not injuring players with illegal hits" are robbing hockey of all the things that make the sport awesome? Well, worry no more. The league has released a video featuring "good decisions" by players along the boards as well as some of the biggest -- but still legal -- hits of the...

New NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan making presence felt with preseason suspensions

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Shanahan set for crackdown on NHL rule breakers

Brendan Shanahan's become the stern-faced spokesman for the NHL rule book, suspending this preseason a whopping nine players.

NHL: Get Ready to be Shanabanned

There’s a new sheriff in town, and he’s redefining the way the NHL treats dangerous and illegal hits. Former player Brendan Shanahan took over Colin Campbell’s role as League disciplinarian in June. Though the regular season has yet to begin, Shanahan has already set a strong tone and has demonstrated how he will handle discipline in the NHL. With the season set to start this...

Shanahan busy as NHL discipline chief (AP)

Brendan Shanahan is busy as the NHL's head disciplinarian. The stern-faced spokesman for the NHL rulebook, Shanahan has suspended a whopping nine players this preseason for a total of 31 regular-season games. Shanahan is not out to create a kindler, gentler NHL. Just a safer one. On the eve of the NHL season, he has swiftly made his mark as a discipline czar who wants to protect the best...

Don Cherry calls former NHL enforcers “pukes” & “hypocrites”

When Don Cherry speaks we listen, it didn’t take long for the iconic polarizing Canadian media figure to stir the pot with the NHL season underway. Yesterday during his Coaches Corner segment on Hockey Night ...

Brendan Shanahan cracking down on NHL rule breakers

Brendan Shanahan is busy as the NHL's head disciplinarian. The stern-faced spokesman for the NHL rulebook, Shanahan...

Shanahan set for crackdown on NHL rule breakers

Brendan Shanahan never won the Lady Byng Trophy, awarded to an NHL star exhibiting sportsmanship and gentlemanly play.

Chris Nilan, Stu Grimson respond to Don Cherry’s comments

Last night on "Coach's Corner" during Hockey Night in Canada's season opening broadcast, Don Cherry delivered his first sermon of the season: Angrily discussing the changing philosophy on physicality in hockey and calling out three former NHL enforcers as "turncoats" and "hypocrites" for speaking out against fighting. One of the three ex-players...

Video- Good Hits And The Right Decision

Brendan Shanahan points out the good…

Turning the Page in Vancouver

Most of the stories about the Vancouver Canucks this past summer had one theme: they lost. Kaboom.  The Stanley Cup Finals was a great ride… until it wasn’t. But with a new season finally upon us, the page seems to be turning as the analysis switches towards the new topic of “so now what?”  With the puck drop countdown now in its final hours, perhaps it’s finally safe...

Puck Daddy chats with David Backes about hypocrisy on head shots, Shanahan videos, NHL All-Star Draft and Blues captaincy

David Backes estimates that he spends over an hour a day longer at the rink now than he did before he was named captain of the St. Louis Blues. "There are more interviews, photos, videos, meetings and secretarial duties," he said. Wait … secretarial duties? "I don't know if many captains do this, but I operate the team fund as well. Tracking guys down to pay...

Claude Julien: Player safety a two-way street

If NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan is looking for another example of a play where the player being hit has...

POTG Weekend Headlines, News and Links: The NHL in Full Swing

The NHL is back and almost in full swing today with two games in Europe and eleven in North America tonight. Sunday features two games including the NHL's return to Winnipeg at 4 p.m. CDT (NHL Network).It is a party that has been years in the making is going on in Winnipeg as the Jets officially return. Illegal Curve has the rundown for all the day's events on Sunday.The...
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