Originally posted on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 1/23/12

There's something delicious about this image when you're talking supplemental discipline in the NHL.

It's obvious that few people think that the NHL does a good job of handing out supplemental discipline. Be it Colin Campbell or Brendan Shanahan, there's something to disagree with in nearly every decision. On-ice officiating can be questionable enough due to the speed of the game and what the officials catch, but when you send a hit or a play up the chain of command, you expect different. You expect them to view the hit multiple times from multiple angles to determine the legality, or lact therof, in the play. Sometimes, however, the decisions given -- or the decision to not even view a hit -- are as questionable as the hit itself.

It would be next to impossible to go through and detail all of the things that NHL fans have had issues with so far this season in regards to suspensions, fines, and the like. Instead, I've decided to look at one individual and his missteps that should have run afoul of Shanny, but haven't. I do want to make the statement that, while I haven't exactly been the largest fan of P.K. Subban in the past, it's not because of his play. I think that as he matures, he will be a solid NHL defenseman and an asset for the Montreal Canadiens. I often question his attitude and how he approaches the game; in what will be the only time I will type these words, Mike Richards and I have a similar opinion.

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