Found January 24, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
Yesterday, Brendan Shanahan certainly had an interesting day.  He had 2 disciplinary hearings scheduled regarding 2 incidents in the same game.  To make matters more interesting, the victim of one of the incidents was the transgressor in the other.  The result of these hearings?  Alexander Ovechkin suspended 3 games for charging Zbynek Michalek, while Michalek received no further punishment for his elbow to the back of the head of Matt Hendricks.  To me, this is one of the weirdest decisions rendered by Shanahan this year. Before I get into this, I do want to state that I think that Shanahan has done a good job this season.  I think that compared to the baffling decisions by Colin Campbell over the last years, Shanahan’s no-nonsense approach and his detailed videos have been a god-send.  Also, take a moment to check out both videos.  Continue reading "“Shanahan Drops the Ball”"

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