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The Shanahammer has dropped again, and it will be costing Harry Zolnierczyk four games’ pay.
That the number of games the Philadelphia Flyers forward has been suspended by NHL safety honcho Brendan Shanahan after a reckless hit on Senators defenseman Mike Lundin. Zolnierczyk left his feet to deliver a brutal hit on Lundin during Saturday’s game in Philadelphia, for which he received a game misconduct and a major penalty.
Check out the video to see the hit and to hear an explanation from Shanahan.
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Philadelphia Flyers forward Harry Zolnierczyk was ejected in the first period of Saturday's game against the Ottawa Senators for launching himself into Senators defenseman Mike Lundin and laying him out on the ice. Lundin suffered a concussion and did not return to the game.
Zolnierczyk received a five minute major for charging and a ten minute game misconduct. It did...
Philadelphia Flyers forward Harry Zolnierczyk is no stranger to throwing questionable hits at his opponents. On Wednesday, he was given a five-minute major and a game misconduct for kneeing Washington Capitals forward Mathieu Perreault. It was reviewed by Brendan Shanahan and determined he hit him in the thigh and not on the knee.
On Saturday, Zolnierczyk leveled Ottawa Senators...
The NHL has suspended Philadelphia Flyers forward Harry Zolnierczyk four games for charging Ottawa defenseman Mike Lundin.
Lundin suffered a concussion.
The play happened Saturday midway through the first period of the Flyers' 2-1 win. Zolnierczyk launched himself into Lundin as the Ottawa forward was cutting into the Flyers' zone.
Zolnierczyk received a major penalty...
Harry Zolnierczyk destroys Mike Lundin with huge hit.Zolnierczyk was given a five-minute major for charging and a game misconduct, while Mike Lundin has been diagnosed with a concussion.There is sure to be a lengthy suspension headed Harry Zolnierczyk's way, as a result of his actions on this play.I say, between three and five games is deserved.
In a previous blog post I suggested Philadelphia Flyers forward Harry Zolnierczy would receive between three and five games for his dangerous hit on Mike Lundin.Today, the National Hockey League handed out a four-game suspension. The following is the full explanation via NHL.com: NEW YORK -- Philadelphia Flyers forward Harry Zolnierczyk has been suspended for four games, without...
My first question is, why are the refs immediately rescuing Harry Zolnierczyk after he destroys Mike Lundin with this dirty elbow? Zolnierczyk is the one that laid out Lundin with the dirty hit, he's the one that should be the one fighting Kaspars Daugavins or Senators tough guy Chris Neil for that matter. I guess Harry Zolnierczyk is going to have to wait because he has been...
NHLTags: Brendan Shanahaneric wellwoodHarry ZolnierczykThe Philadelphia Flyers gained an invaluable two points in Saturday’s 2-1 win against the Ottawa Senators as they continue to fight for playoff positioning in the standings.
As a result of a reckless check from forward Harry Zolnierczyk in the first period of that game, though, the...
Brendan Shanahan explains the suspension for charging.
There is (way too early) afternoon hockey happening in Philadelphia on Saturday, as the Flyers take on the Ottawa Senators at the Wells Fargo Center. Ottawa defenseman Mike Lundin doesn’t have to worry about staying alert for the rest of the game. He’s taking a nap courtesy of the Flyers’ Harry Zolneirczyk.
Philadelphia Flyers forward Harry Zolnierczyk may be getting a call from Brendan Shanahan sooner than later for this hit on Mike Lundin of the Senators. The result was something I don’t wish on anyone. Crusher.
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Here's the penalty line...
09:13 Philadelphia Harry Zolnierczyk: 5 minutes, charging
09:13 Philadelphia Harry Zolnierczyk: 10 minutes, game misconduct
09:13 Philadelphia Zac Rinaldo: 5 minutes, fighting
09:13 Ottawa Kaspars Daugavins: 5 minutes, fighting
After having his hearing this morning, Brendan Shanahan, the NHL's Director of Player Safety, has suspended Harry Zolnierczyk four games for his illegal hit to the Senators' Mike Lundin.
Below is Shanahan's explanation of the four game suspension:
"As the video shows, as Lundin carries the puck through the neutral zone, Zolnierczyk comes onto the...
Today the NHL announced a four game suspension to Flyers forward Harry Zolnierczyk for a hit on Ottawa Senator Mike Lundin. The hit was borderline as Zolnierczyk slightly left his feet at the last second to nail Lundin, who left the game with a concussion. Some Flyers fans are surprised with the length of the [...]
Brendan Shanahan has made a ruling regarding Philadelphia Flyers winger Harry Zolnierczyk and his hit on Mike Lundin Saturday afternoon.
Zolnierczyk has been suspended four games for charging.
Shanahan explains in the video (below) that, "Instead of delivering a hard, legal check, he (Zolnierczyk) launches prior to the check making significant contact to Lundin's head....