Found February 23, 2013 on
In the closing moments of the Sharks’ loss to the Blackhawks on Friday, Ryane Clowe retaliated against Chicago forward Andrew Shaw for a questionable hit Shaw laid on Joe Pavelski from behind seconds prior.
Now the NHL is looking into whether Clowe illegally came off the Sharks bench to get into the scrap with Shaw. If the league determines that to be the case, it’s likely a 10-game suspension for Clowe.
According to Kevin Kurz, Clowe will talk to the league on Monday:
Clowe will have a hearing on Monday. No word yet on if he can play tonight in Dallas. He won’t be made available to comment today. #sjsharks
— Kevin Kurz (@KKurzCSN) February 23, 2013
Cynically speaking, it’s not like that would be a huge blow for the Sharks. Clowe has all but 6 points (0 goals) in 16 games this season. Realistically speaking, however, the Sharks can’t afford right now to lose one of their top six forwards (on paper, at least) with the team amid a painfully ugly slump.
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via David Pollak of the Mercury News,
The NHL is reviewing the final minute of the Sharks' 2-1 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks to determine whether Ryane Clowe left the bench or was in the middle of a line change when he went after forward Andrew Shaw.
Clowe apparently took exception to Shaw's decision to drive Joe Pavelski into the boards in the game's final...
This season has not gone the way San Jose Sharks forward Ryan Clowe planned it. Through 16 games, he still hasn’t recorded a goal, and now he could be facing a big suspension for this incident with Chicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw. In the final seconds of the 2-1 loss against Chicago, Clowe took exception to a hit that Shaw delivered on Joe Pavelski, and allegedly left...
from David Pollak of Working the Corners,
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from David Pollak of the Mercury News,
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The Chicago Blackhawks have written their way into the NHL history books with a 2-1 win over the San Jose Sharks by recording points in seventeen straight games to start the shortened 2013 season. Four of the five teams on the points in consecutive games to start the season list have gone on to win the Stanley Cup. This Chicago team still has a number of players from their Cup winning squad...
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