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Dan Kelly's Dirty Hit on Andreas Johnson

There's no excuse for these kinds of hits. No one can give me a reason why this hit should still be happening in the NHL or at any level of hockey. This is unacceptable, it's a barbaric act of thuggery. Boomer Gordon on XM-Radio's NHL Network said, "This hit was bad during the 1980's." And I agree.Albany Devils defenseman Dan Kelly's Dirty should be suspended longer for this dirty...
Via Goon's World
16 days ago  |  Discuss

American League means business when dealing with headshots

Dan Kelly of the Albany River Rats made it oh-so-easy for the American League to toss the book at him. In fact, Andreas Johnson of the Toronto Marlies hadn’t even gotten up off the ice from the vicious headshot Kelly laid on him Tuesday night before people were predicting a double-digit suspension for him. Clearly, Mr. Kelly has a difficult time learning to keep from hitting other...
Via The Hockey News
16 days ago

Devils’ Kelly Suspended 10 Games for Hit to the Head

Albany Devils’ defenseman Dan Kelly has been suspended 10 games by the AHL for an illegal check to the head of Andreas Johnson of Toronto. Video of the incident is below… The hit occurred near the halfway mark of the second period. As Johnson crossed the blue line into Albany territory, Kelly engages and extends his elbow, which makes direct contact with the head of Johnson...
Via The Hockey Writers
16 days ago

Albany’s Dan Kelly suspended, won’t play in playoffs vs. Marlies

AHL bans defenceman for 10 games for vicious elbow to Toronto forward Andreas Johnson’s head.
Via Toronto Star
16 days ago

Video: Toronto Marlies’ Andreas Johnson was obliterated entering the zone

The Toronto Marlies have been the toast of the AHL this season and they are the crown jewel in the Maple Leafs rebuild. Players like William Nylander, Zach Hyman and Kasperi Kapanen have all flourished in this system. As they faced the Albany Devils, they were facing a different brand of hockey. The Devils weren’t going to play by the rules. Devils defenseman Dan Kelly was thrown...
Via Puck Drunk Love
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Vicious elbow hospitalizes Marlies’ Johnson, Devils’ Kelly likely facing suspension

The second-round Calder Cup playoff series between the Toronto Marlies and Albany Devils has been feisty. Through four games, the Marlies and Devils have traded wins and unpleasantries, leading to the teams combining for 136 penalty minutes in a series that is still at least two games away from deciding a winner. But the aggressiveness between the two sides went too far in Tuesday’s...
Via The Hockey News
17 days ago

Injuries piling up for Toronto Marlies

Andreas Johnson joins Stuart Percy on sidlelines as Marlies depth is being tested in playoff against Albany
Via Breakaway Blog
17 days ago

Leafs Stole Two Gems at 125th and 202nd Overall

The Toronto Maple Leafs are officially through the first season of their rebuild. However, plenty of work was already underway far before the 2015-16 season. Through drafts, the Leafs had stockpiled some valuable prospects in their system. Most notably, William Nylander and Mitch Marner, both of whom were top 10 picks, are looked upon as game-changers. They are the players which...
Via The Hockey Writers
18 days ago

Sweden Doubles Up Finland by   Bradshaw Furlong

    While the Finns kept it close throughout, the Swedes forward depth was just too much as Sweden beat their rivals in Finland 4-2 on Saturday to win their second game and move to the top of Group B for the time being. Andreas Johnson and Jacob de la Rose also scored for Sweden in addition to Wennberg’s pair. [...]
Via The Hockey House
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

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