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TORONTO (AP) -- Brendan Shanahan says he isn't presiding over a league where goalies have to worry about getting hit, and think it's "irresponsible" for the Buffalo Sabres to suggest otherwise.

Shanahan: Sabres irresponsible for claim

Brendan Shanahan says he isn't presiding over a league where goalies have to worry about getting hit, and thinks it's ''irresponsible'' for the Buffalo Sabres to suggest otherwise. The NHL's new disciplinarian reacted strongly to complaints from the Sabres on Monday after he elected not to suspend Bruins forward Milan Lucic for his collision with Buffalo...

Chiarelli talks about meeting with GMs, Shanahan

By Jake Seiner, Globe Correspondent Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli met with the media prior to Tuesday’s game, recounting what he and the league’s other GMs discussed today when they met with the league’s chief disciplinarian, Brendan Shanahan. Not surprisingly,...

Khan(!): Smith’s Probably In And Wings Admit Power Play Sucks Really, Really, Really Bad

On a day when Brendan Shanahan suspended former Denver punkass and current St. Louis golfer Chris Stewart three games for his brutal attack on our innnocent lamb Nik Kronwall, Deep Digging Captain Ansar Khan(!) reports that Brendan Smith (after finishing a suspension levied by the same Brendan Shanahan we just talked about) will be in there tomorrow against the team that almost choked...

Milan Lucic Won't Be Further Disciplined by NHL for Hit on Ryan Miller

Milan Lucic is free to go. The winger won't be further disciplined by Brendan Shanahan, according to The league's disciplinarian cites lack of intent. "I had the hearing because I did make an initial assessment of the play as I do with all plays, but I did have some questions for Milan and I wanted to hear directly from him," Shanahan said. "They were...

Report: Milan Lucic to Have Hearing With NHL Disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan on Monday Regarding Hit on Ryan Miller

Ryan Miller was very candid when discussing Milan Lucic following Saturday's game. Now, it appears Lucic will have to answer to NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan for his hit on the Buffalo netminder. Lucic will have a hearing with Shanahan at 1 p.m. on Monday, during which Shanahan will have to decide whether the Bruins forward will be further penalized for the hit, TSN'...

Stewart Suspended for Three Games

Stewart ST. LOUIS – Brendan Shanahan, the NHL Senior Vice President of Player Safety and the National Hockey League announced this Wednesday that St. Louis Bl...

So... How Many Games Does Lucic Get...??? Answer... None...

((HT: NHL/NESN/MSG+))NHL Player Safety Guru Brendan Shanahan has decided against any further discipline to Boston's Milan Lucic for his hit on Buffalo goalie Ryan Miller Saturday. Shanahan had a hearing with Lucic via conference call..."I had the hearing because I did make an initial assessment of the play as I do with all plays, but I did have some questions for Milan and...

Shanahan Skips a Beat

Up in the illustrious NHL offices in New York City there sits a man, alone in the dark. It is 10 o'clock on a warm November night and the only light that shines in the room flashes from a lone flat screen television that is mounted on the wall. Accompanying the glow of the television is the muffled voice of the Boston Bruins play-by-play announcer, Jack Edwards. When the light...

Not Buying It

Around the world of hockey, the reaction to Brendan Shanahan's decision to let Milan Lucic off is mostly surprise. Stu Hackel says Shanahan's and Lucic's explanations don't hold up.

Lucic Won’t Be Suspended For Hit On Ryan Miller

  Milan Lucic had a hearing with Brendan Shanahan, the NHL’s head disciplinarian at 1:00 PM today regarding his first period body check on Buffalo Sabers goaltender Ryan Miller. Miller finished the remainder of the first period, and played the entire second period after the hit, but was pulled before the start of the third period. On Sunday the Sabers announced that Miller will...

The Hit Heard 'Round The Crease

Milan Lucic argued it wasn't intentional. Ryan Miller would disagree. Lucic's bodycheck on Miller, Brendan Shanahan believes, was "nothing egregious." Miller, sitting at home with a big headache, would disagree. Given that egregious is defined as "conspicuously bad," and that...

NHL GM Meetings: Protecting goalies, Flyers’ stalling and hybrid icing

TORONTO -- Maybe Milan Lucic got off easy after all. The biggest news to come out of Tuesday's NHL general managers meeting concerned the hottest topic: Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic's collision with Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller on Saturday night, and league disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan's decision to sentence him time served -- two minutes for charging...
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