Found January 09, 2012 on NorthWest Sports Beat:
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Sami Salo has been ruled out of Monday's road game against the Florida Panthers.

Salo suffered a concussion during Saturday's Stanley Cup rematch with the Boston Bruins after taking a low-bridge hit from Brad Marchand, who was assessed a clipping major and game misconduct in the second period.

The 37-year-old Finn was unable to continue in the game and Marchand will have a hearing with NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan on Monday as a result of the hit.

Salo has collected six goals, 10 assists and eight penalty minutes this season.


Marchand Explains The Hit On Salo

from Matt Kalman of The Bruins Blog, The Bruins were off from practice today, but the players participated in the team’s “Slice the Ice” charity event at the TD Garden. For the first time since he was ejected from the Bruins’ loss to Vancouver yesterday, Marchand addressed the media and spoke about the clip on Canucks defenseman Sami Salo that resulted in a game misconduct...

Vancouver Newspaper Website Gives Brad Marchand 'XXX-Game Suspension' for Sami Salo Hit (Photo)

The Bruins still await word on if and how long Brad Marchand will be suspended for his hit on Canucks defenseman Sami Salo during Saturday's emotional Stanley Cup rematch at TD Garden. One Vancouver newspaper's website seems to have figured it out, though. The Province posted an article on Monday afternoon with a headline that read, "Bruins' Marchand gets XXX-game...

Brad Marchand Could Face Supplemental Discipline for Hit on Sami Salo in Part Because of Past Incidents

Brad Marchand will reportedly have a phone hearing with NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan on Monday. And it wouldn't be all that surprising if the Bruins winger is forced to miss a few games. The Boston Globe's Fluto Shinzawa dropped by NESN Daily on Sunday to discuss Marchand's hearing, during which he discussed the young forward's history as a repeat offender...

Vancouver Canucks vs. Bruins Blog: Love’ Em & Hate’ Em

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Boston Bruins on Saturday morning. Brad Marchand earned a clipping major and a game misconduct for a low hit on Canucks defenseman Sami Salo. David Krejci scored early in the third for Boston. Cody Hodgson scored the game winner. Cory Schneider got the win.

That's What She Said: Brad Marchand Edition

Welcome to TWSS, a post that looks at the "enemy" posts from around the league. Today we're going to look at the "dirty" hit on Sami Salo delivered by Brad Marchand. For those who live under a rock, don't use social media networks or are just dullards, here's the hit from Saturday's game:   You can clearly see that after Marchand...

NHL suspends Bruins' Marchand 5 games for Salo hit

Bruins forward Brad Marchand has been suspended for five games by the NHL because of a hit on the Canucks' Sami Salo.

Rational and Irrational Anger: Riley’s Canucks Rants and Raves

Vancouver Canucks beat blogger Riley Trottier is back and better than ever. With some things to get off his chest. What makes him angry about the Canucks and NHL this week? People who want to trade Cody Hodgson and Cory Schneider. The Brad Marchand hit on Sami Salo. Riley could write a whole rant just on him alone, and the letdown after the Boston Bruins win.

Bruins’ Brad Marchand gets 5-game suspension for Salo hit; agree or disagree?

Brad Marchand of the Boston Bruins has said of his clipping-penalized hit on Sami Salo of the Vancouver Canucks: "If that's an illegal hit, I'll take that out of my game." Say goodbye to the self-defense hip-check, Mr. Marchand. The NHL and Dept. of Player Safety head Brendan Shanahan suspended the Bruins forward for five games on Monday, citing Salo's concussion...

NHL suspends Bruins' Marchand 5 games for Salo hit

Bruins forward Brad Marchand has been suspended for five games by the NHL because of a hit on the Canucks' Sami Salo.

Bruins Mailbag: Canucks Expose One of Boston's Few Flaws That Could Prove Costly in Playoffs

Well, that was certainly an eventful week for the Bruins. The highly anticipated rematch with the Canucks on Saturday lived up to the hype, and things have not calmed down much since that game ended with an ongoing war of words between the clubs, Brad Marchand's controversial hit on Sami Salo and the league's even more divisive decision to suspend the Bruins winger for five...

Marchand suspended 5 games for "clipping"

Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand has been suspended 5 games for the hit he delivered on Canucks defenseman Sami Salo on Saturday, Jan. 7th. Marchand hit Salo around the knee area, and sent him flying into the air. The hit is classified as "clipping"."This is a violation of Rule 44, Clipping," said the NHL's disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan in an explanation...

Low hit nets five games

The Bruins did not think Brad Marchand clipped Vancouver defenseman Sami Salo, but they could not convince NHL...
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