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Engelland received the news following a phone hearing with NHL czar of discipline Brendan Shanahan this morning.

John Jaeckel: Brendan Shanahan: You're Failing

Mr. Shanahan: Most hockey fans, writers and bloggers assume you are earnest and serious about removing head shots and other recklessly injurious play from the NHL. But recent history and your track record begs the question: are you aware that there are more things that need to be done than after the fact conference calls and edicts by your office? A lot of ideas have been...

How About Playing The Puck?

from Darren Eliot of Sports Illustrated, Not to take face time away from Brendan Shanahan and his seemingly daily on-camera explanation of yet another suspension, but I think I can help clear the clutter for him. More importantly, I believe the solution to this complex issue—what constitutes a legal hit and what is out of bounds while the NHL struggles to eradicate hits to the...

Shanahan Rules No Suspension Or Fine Regarding Kronwall Hit

Paul here posting for George who is out and about… via Ansar Khan of Mlive, Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall will not face any disciplinary action from the NHL following his hit on Ryan Kesler during the third period of Wednesday’s game, general manager Ken Holland said. NHL vice president of safety Brendan Shanahan reviewed the play and didn’t think there was...

Philadelphia Flyers’ Jaromir Jagr surpasses Brendan Shanahan on all-time goals chart

Jaromir Jagr surpassed Brendan Shanahan on on the list of all-time goal scorers last night with his 657th career goal. The goal was Philadelphia’s third of the night, and the assist came from Claude Giroux. The Flyers won, 4-1. Jagr is now 11th in the all-time leaders, and can quite possibly surpass Luc Robitaille later this season, who stands in 10th with 668. Here’s...

Penguins D Engelland to have hearing with Shanahan

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Deryk Engelland will have a hearing with NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan for his hit on Marcus Kruger of the Chicago Blackhawks. Engelland led with his forearm in delivering a hit to Kruger's head midway through the first period of Tuesday's game. Kruger was able to play the rest of the session, but did not return for the second period...

Video: Deryk Engelland will receive a call from Brendan Shanahan

NHL players are really making Brendan Shanahan's Christmas week much busier than it should be. In the middle of the first period of tonight's Chicago Blackhawks/Pittsburgh Penguins game, Deryk Engelland laid a big on Markus Kruger along the boards making contact with the head in the process and causing the "supplemental discipline" phone in the NHL offices to start...

Video- Deryk Engelland Suspended For Three Games

Brendan Shanahan explains the suspension.

NHL: Shanahan suspends Milan Lucic, Rene Bourque

Matt Carkner #39 of the Ottawa Senators throws a punch as he fights against Milan Lucic #17 of the Boston Bruins during an NHL game at Scotiabank Place on December 14, 2011 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.(December 13, 2011 – Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photo/Getty Images North America)(PhatzRadio / USA Today) — The Boston Bruins were without key scorer Milan Lucic when they...

VIDEO: Deryk Engelland of Pittsburgh Penguins suspended for 3 games

You saw the tape from Tuesday’s game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Chicago Blackhawks. And, so has Brendan Shanahan. Deryk Engelland of the Penguins lunged forward and sent Chicago defenceman Marcus Kruger into the board. Shanahan immediately stated that the feet leaving the surface was how he sized up the suspension with his measuring stick. Towards the...

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Deryk Engelland will meet with Brendan Shanahan to discuss hit on Marcus Kruger

The Pittsburgh Penguins’ Deryk Engelland may very well see a slap on the wrist and a couple of games off the ice after a questionable hit against the Chicago Blackhawks’ Marcus Kruger. Just nine minutes into the first period, Engelland sized up Kruger along the boards and made a borderline jumping motion, knocking down the rookie centre for the Blackhawks. TSN panel...

Penguins' Goon Engelland suspended for three games

NHL Senior Vice President of Player Safety Brendan Shanahan threw the book at Deryk Engelland. I think this is the right decision and yesterday I said, "In my opinion you can expect a 2-4 game suspension would be the proper call." Shanahan had no choice in this case, you can not leave your feet to check a player and hit them in the head. NEW YORK -- Pittsburgh Penguins...

Engelland gets three games for leaping hit on Kruger

In what's turning out to be a very busy December for Brendan Shanahan, the Marshall Moo Montana of the NHL has flashed his badge once again, suspending Derek Engelland 3 games for his hit on Marcus Kruger. Here's Shanny, breakin' it down: All the standard Shanaban tropes apply here. Engelland has not been fined or suspended during his three seasons, which earns him...

John Jaeckel: Hawks Top Habitants; Random Shots

The Hawks got back on the winning track last night, which is good because there is no shortage of teams breathing right down their necks. Don’t look now, but Vancouver is red-hot with a 4-2 win over Detroit last night, and sits just four points behind the Hawks for tops in the West . . . with games in hand. Pens blueliner Deryk Engelland has a conference call with Brendan...

League will have hearing on Engelland's head hit

Penguins defenseman Deryk Engelland will have a telephone hearing with Brendan Shanahan, who handles supplemental discipline for the NHL, Thursday morning.
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