Found December 20, 2011 on Puck Daddy:
NHL players are really making Brendan Shanahan's Christmas week much busier than it should be. In the middle of the first period of tonight's Chicago Blackhawks/Pittsburgh Penguins game, Deryk Engelland laid a big on Markus Kruger along the boards making contact with the head in the process and causing the "supplemental discipline" phone in the NHL offices to start lighting up: Engelland was given a fighting major and nothing else, while John Scott racked up 17 penalty minutes with a major, two minutes for instigating and a game misconduct after coming in and dropping the gloves with the Penguins defenseman. Kruger played the rest of the first period. There are three things to consider trying to determine whether or not discipline is coming for Engelland: • Engelland leaves his feet while delivering the blow. That's a no-no. • Kruger's head in the principle point of contact. That, too, is a no-no. • Kruger was leaning forward a little as Engelland laid the...

Penguins Deryk Engelland Receives 3 Game Suspension

The Pens are going to be down another defensemen for the next 3 games.  Deryk Engelland was suspended today by the NHL in a move that no one should be surprised about.   Engelland left his feet and hit Blackhawks Marcus Kruger in the head on Tuesday.  Engellend wasn’t penalized on the play.  He will miss three games starting Friday at Winnipeg, Tuesday against Carolina, and...

Penguins' Engelland suspended 3 games

Pittsburgh defenseman Deryk Engelland will miss three games after being suspended by the NHL for an illegal check to the head. The league punished Engelland for hitting Chicago forward Marcus Kruger during Tuesday night's game. No penalty was assessed on the hit 8:55 into the game. Engelland will forfeit almost $9,200 and miss games Friday night at Winnipeg, Dec. 27 against...

The Case For Suspending Deryk Engelland

Just because we're a fan blog, doesn't mean we can't have differing opinions like human beings... It's understandable why this post was made. Derek and/or Adam (no idea who wrote it) is a Penguins fan and, especially with the Pens defense suffering from every injury right now, it would hurt the Penguins if Engelland missed any time. It's also tough...

Penguins D Engelland to have hearing with Shanahan

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Deryk Engelland will have a hearing with NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan for his hit on Marcus Kruger of the Chicago Blackhawks. Engelland led with his forearm in delivering a hit to Kruger's head midway through the first period of Tuesday's game. Kruger was able to play the rest of the session, but did not return for the second period...

Video- Deryk Engelland Hit On Markus Kruger

Results from the first period hit below and Coach Q just said Kruger is hanging around, may be available. 08:55 Pittsburgh Deryk Engelland: 5 minutes, fighting 08:55 Chicago John Scott: 2 minutes, instigator 08:55 Chicago John Scott: 5 minutes, fighting Thanks to PuckDaddy for the video link while I was slacking on the couch…

Tuesday's Goats: Engelland Calls Shanahan, Fans Believe Anything They Hear

No. 1 Goat: Deryk Engelland, Pittsburgh Penguins Engelland activated a beacon for the league's department of player safety after hitting Chicago's Marcus Kruger into the boards during the first period of play. The hit ended Kruger's night and caused an immediate retaliation from Blackhawks forward John Scott. While Scott was hit with a game misconduct, a fighting major...

Deryk Engelland can expect a call from Shanny

This is why I like the NHL; a player dishes out what I would classify as a dirty bush league check on an opposing player. His teammate who happens to be trailing the play takes issue with the questionable hit and challenges the offending player to a fight. In this case Blackhawks heavy weight John Scott, reacted appropriately to the questionable hit, came to his teammates...

Pens' Engelland suspended three games for head shot

Penguins defenseman Deryk Engelland has been suspended for three games for delivering a blow to the head of Chicago center Marcus Kruger on Tuesday.

How About Playing The Puck?

from Darren Eliot of Sports Illustrated, Not to take face time away from Brendan Shanahan and his seemingly daily on-camera explanation of yet another suspension, but I think I can help clear the clutter for him. More importantly, I believe the solution to this complex issue—what constitutes a legal hit and what is out of bounds while the NHL struggles to eradicate hits to the...

NHL Suspends Engelland for Three Games

NEW YORK (December 22, 2011) -- Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Deryk Engelland has been suspended, without pay, for three games for an illegal check to the head of Chicago Blackhawks forward Marcus Kruger during NHL Game #488 in Pittsburgh on Tues...

Bruins LW Lucic to have hearing with Shanahan

Boston Bruins left wing Milan Lucic will have a hearing with NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan on Monday. Lucic was ejected from Saturday's 6-0 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers after hitting Zac Rinaldo from behind. He was assessed a five-minute major and a game misconduct. Lucic initially said after the contest that he doesn't expect to get suspended. The Bruins...

Penguins' Engelland waits to hear from NHL

Penguins defenseman Deryk Engelland faces a telephone hearing with NHL disciplinarian chief Brendan Shanahan for a questionable hit on Chicago's Marcus Kruger.

Milan Lucic prepares for meeting with Brendan Shanahan

Milan Lucic is defending his hit on Zac Rinaldo during the Boston Bruin’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday, but understands Brendan Shanahan has a job to do. Here’s the hit: The hit was shoulder-to-shoulder, Lucic argues. He’ll meet on Monday with the “Shanaban,” to discuss the hit. Does this make Lucic a repeat offender? He, of course, had...

View From The Sin Bin: Bruins Rumbling Thru December

BostonBruins forward Milan Lucic incurred the wrath of Brendan Shanahan today andwill sit for a game, after a hit on the Flyers’ Zach Rinaldo on Saturday. Knewthat was coming, as Lucic is a marked man after the Ryan Miller incidentearlier in the season. Shanahan said Lucic’s history of fines and warnings madethis a suspendable hit. Hmmm…need to stay off Sherriff Shanny’s...
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