Sharks' Patrick Marleau WIll Not Be Suspended for Hit on Bryan Rust

Last night, in the third period of game one, San Jose Sharks forward Patrick Marleau's was given a two-minute minor penalty for an illegal check to the head on Penguins forward Bryan Rust. Following the hit, hockey fans took to Twitter to discuss the hit. Rust briefly returned to the game, before leaving  the game to go to the quite room. Rust is listed at day-to-day.I think this...
Via Goon's World
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Bryan Rust and Conor Sheary Made History Last Night

Check out this from the NHL PR Department: Rookies Bryan Rust & Conor Sheary scored 62 seconds apart to spot @penguins a 2-0 lead in Game 1. Via @EliasSports: — NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) May 31, 2016 So in the NHL-era of Stanley Cup competition, Rust and Sheary are the only two rookies to open the scoring for a Stanley Cup Final. Somewhere...
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Patrick Marleau Won’t Be Disciplined By NHL DoPS For Hit on Bryan Rust

He had all of five goals in the regular season, but after his sixth goal of the postseason — a new Penguins playoff rookie record — we wondered aloud how the Sharks could slow down Bryan Rust. Patrick Marleau’s answer to this question was to drop a bionic elbow to the side of Rust’s head: Marleau was given a two-minute minor for an illegal check to the head at 4:47 of the...
Via The Pensblog
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Report: Patrick Marleau Won’t Be Suspended For Hitting Bryan Rust In Head

The San Jose Sharks will not have to worry about playing Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final without Patrick Marleau. The veteran center was penalized for a hit to the head of Pittsburgh Penguins forward Bryan Rust on Monday night, but he will not face supplemental discipline, an NHL official told Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The hit in question came early in the third...
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Suspend him or not: Patrick Marleau knocks Bryan Rust out of Game 1

PITTSBURGH – Patrick Marleau of the San Jose Sharks waited 1,576 regular season and playoff games to play in his first Stanley Cup final game and he doesn’t think he should have to wait any time to play his second. He likely won’t. Expect the NHL to take a long, hard look at his hit on Bryan Rust of the Pittsburgh Penguins early in the third period of Game 1, but don’t hold...
Via The Hockey News
4 hours ago

Video: Patrick Marleau lays huge blindside hit on Bryan Rust

Patrick Marleau waited a very long time to make it to the Stanley Cup Finals, and while scoring a goal was a nice treat, he made his mark in a completely different way. I know many Penguins fans will disagree, but it didn’t look like Marleau’s hit was malicious. No extension of his arms at all and he barely even looked his way during the hit. If anything it came off like an...
Via Puck Drunk Love
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WATCH: Gotta See It: Marleau takes out Rust with head shot

Bryan Rust had to leave for the quiet room after taking a hit to the head from Patrick Marleau.
Via SportsNetCanada
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WATCH: Rust & Sheary score in 1:02 in Game 1 of Stanley Cup final

Watch as Bryan Rust and Conor Sheary open the scoring in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final.
Via SportsNetCanada
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rust, Penguins Kayo Lightning in Game 7

Lord Stanley, here we come. Or, as inimitable Penguins play-by-play announcer Mike Lange once chirped, “You can spit-shine your shoes. We’re going dancing with Lord Stanley.” The Penguins edged the Tampa Bay Lightning, 2-1, last night in a pulsating Game 7 that virtually throbbed with passion and intensity. Indeed, the 18,638 Consol Energy Center faithful stood in unison...
Via PenguinPoop
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryan Rust's two goals send Penguins to Stanley Cup Final

Bryan Rust had five professional goals entering the Stanley Cup Playoffs. After Game 7 on Thursday, he had five more in these playoffs alone, and a ticket to the Stanley Cup Final to boot. The 24-year-old Pittsburgh Penguin played just 41 games during the regular season, but he was the catalyst once again for Pittsburgh as his two goals were the difference in a 2-1 victory over...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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