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Brandon Bollig and Paul Bissonnette dropped their gloves and exchanged blows during the first round of the Chicago Blackhawks and Phoenix Coyotes playoff game 4 on Thursday night. As expected both players were penalized a major for fighting, but Bissonnette also received a game misconduct (and ejected) for not having his jersey tied down. The fight was a fairly solid one and it looked like Bissonnette won the match. Unfortunately the ejection for a not strapped down jersey means that Bissonnette won the battle, but lost the war.
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National Hockey League Senior Vice President of Player Safety and Hockey Operations Brendan Shanahan will announce Saturday whether Phoenix Coyotes forward Raffi Torres will receive supplemental discipline for his hit Tuesday on Chicago's Marian Hossa.Torres was suspended indefinitely Wednesday and had an in-person hearing Friday at the NHL's New York Office.The Coyotes lead...
Phoenix Coyotes thug forward Raffi Torres has been suspended indefinitely by the NHL after his disgusting hit on Marian Hossa in Tuesday night’s game. The league has requested an in-person hearing with Torres, and had reportedly asked for it to … Continue reading →
Yes, yes.... Raffi Torres is suspended indefinitely until his hearing on Friday which he and the NHLPA requested be delayed. Obviously, Torres, a repeat offender is lawyering up for his meeting.
@RoseTintedVisor called me out for not mentioning Bergenheim's penalties. No kidding. Gotta give you something to snap at me about.
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