Originally posted on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 11/3/11
One of the most controversial decisions made by Brendan Shanahan, the NHL's Executive VP of Player Safety, was when the League opted not suspend or fine New York Rangers winger Wojtek Wolski for his hit to the head of Ottawa Senators star Daniel Alfredsson on Oct. 29. On the third-period play — watch it here — Wolski appeared to elbow Alfredsson to the face as the Senators player skated through the Rangers' zone. Wolski was given a minor penalty for a hit to the head; the Sens captain left the game with a concussion and is expected to be sidelined through the weekend. For this, Wolski didn't even earn a hearing from the NHL, let alone supplemental discipline. It was a decision that angered Senators fans, baffled national media and drew the ire of GM Bryan Murray (via QMI): "Basically what I was told is the player (Wolski) reacted to contact and stiffened up, but didn't do anything out of the ordinary," Murray said Monday in the hotel lobby of the Boston Ritz Carleton. "He just happened
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