Found December 07, 2011 on Kukla's Korner:
Brendan Shanahan explains the suspension.

Sabres RW Leino to have hearing with Shanahan

Buffalo Sabres right wing Ville Leino is scheduled for a hearing with NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan on Thursday. Leino's hearing is one day removed from Wednesday's contest against his former team when he leveled Philadelphia Flyers rookie Matt Read with an elbow to the head. Read was not injured during the third-period altercation and no penalty was called on the...

Avs Kevin Porter suspended four games as Shanahan makes statement

By Alexander Monaghan President On Tuesday night, the Colorado Avalanche came into their away game against the Vancouver Canucks with a game plan. After diligently researching their opponent, they determined that playing a physical game will throw the defending Western Conference Champions off their game; after all, the ‘Nucks did seem somewhat out of sorts against the Boston...

Video- Kevin Portes Suspended Four Games For Knee On Knee Hit

Brendan Shanahan explains th\e suspension.

Tortorella: Anisimov Is A Good Kid, Didn’t Realize What He Was Doing

… I am not worried. A lot of players have done FAR worse things on and off the ice. AA made a mistake, and I am sure he will be getting a call from Brendan Shanahan about it.  But because AA is such a quiet kid who has never been involved in anything on or [...]

Tootoo Gets Two

After a disciplinary hearing Monday afternoon, the NHL and discipline Czar Brendan Shanahan have suspend Nashville forward Jordan Tootoo two games for running Ryan Miller in the Sabres 3-2 win over the Predators on Saturday.  Below is Shanahan’s explanation for the suspension:  

Why salary cap makes realignment work

Six months ago, the Thrashers pulled up stakes in Atlanta, Georgia, setting up shop smack in the middle of nowhere hockey country; the citizens of Winnipeg celebrated for weeks. This simple but sudden move set the wheels in motion for the most radical realignment we’ve seen in the NHL in a generation. Monday, with an hour’s businesslike discussion, the NHL’s council of most...

Artem Anisimov scores, shoots Lightning with stick.

                After an extremely busy day at the offices of NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan, I expect him to be meeting with 1, maybe 2 more players. After Artem Anisimov scored for the New York Rangers, he promptly turned his stick into a gun, and fake shot the Tampa Bay Lightning goalie. This prompted an on-ice scuffle, and as you’ll see in the video, Steve Downie...

Predators RW Tootoo frustrated after doing 'right thing'

Nashville Predators right wing Jordan Tootoo believes he did the right thing - and is getting punished for it. Tootoo was suspended for two games by the NHL for running into Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller during Saturday night's game. He was assessed a five-minute major penalty and game misconduct on the play. "It’s pretty frustrating when you’re trying to do...

Shanahan, Avs' Porter to talk after hit on Booth

Colorado Avalanche winger Kevin Porter will have a phone hearing Thursday with NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan to discuss his Tuesday knee-on-knee hit on Vancouver's David Booth.

Shanahan on Booth goalie run: ‘Blowing snow, trying to stop’

Once Jordin Tootoo of the Nashville Predators received a two-game suspension for his leaping run at Buffalo Sabres goalie Ryan Miller, the attention turned to this David Booth collision with Mikkka Kiprusoff in the Vancouver Canucks' 5-1 win over the Calgary Flames on Sunday night: The verdict: No suspension or fine for Booth, who was given a minor for goalie interference. So...

Shanahammer hits Mark Fistric for 3-game ban; right call?

The most important word uttered by NHL VP of Player Safety Brendan Shanahan in his video announcing the 3-game suspension of Mark Fistric of the Dallas Stars? "Charging." The NHL suspended the Stars defenseman for three games for his hit on charging New York Islanders forward Nino Niederreiter last Saturday, costing Fistric $16,216.23. There was no penalty on the play...
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