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Justin Abdelkader Suspended 3 Games from 2015 IIHF WC

The Red Wings’ Justin Abdelkader will miss the first three games of the 2015 IIHF Men’s World Championship for a hit roughly two months ago at the 2014 World Championship, of which he was captain of Team USA. Abdelkader delivered a hard, high hit on former St. Louis Blues forward Vladimir Sobotka of the Czech Republic during a quarterfinal match. He was assessed a 5-minute major...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

USA's Justin Abdelkader Suspended by the IIHF for hit on Vladimir Sobotka

Former Michigan State Spartan Justin Abdelkader has been give a three-game suspension by the IIHF for a hit to the head of Czech forward Vladimir Sobotka (video include above). My youtube video also made the USA Today Sports page. Helene St. James, USA TODAY Sports -- The tournament showed both the good and ugly in Abdelkader's game. He had three goals and four points in seven...
Via Goon's World
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Justin Abdelkader Suspended Three Games For Hit At World Championships

Justin Abdelkader’s punishment for plowing over former Boston Bruins forward Vladimir Sobotka in this May’s IIHF World Hockey Championship will extend into 2015. The IIHF announced Tuesday that Abdelkader, the Detroit Red Wings forward who served as Team USA’s captain in Belarus, has been suspended for the first three games of next year’s tournament, should he again be...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Abdelkader Suspended Three Games By IIHF

from, The IIHF Disciplinary Committee recently dealt with several cases from the past championship season. Among the suspended players are Justin Abdelkader and Nikolai Antropov following incidents occurring at the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Minsk, Belarus. Team USA forward Justin Abdelkader was suspended three games for a check to the head and neck...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

IIHF Announces Six End of Season Suspensions by   Steven Ellis

USA’s Justin Abdelkader and Kazakhstan’s Nikolai Antropov will be suspended from their teams respective tournaments at the the 2015 IIHF World Championships following end of the year reviews by the International Ice Hockey Federation. Team USA forward Justin Abdelkader was suspended three games for a check to the head of Czech player Vladimir Sobotka during the USA/Czech Republic...
Via The Hockey House
3 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Justin Abdelkader probably faces IIHF suspension after vicious hit at World Championships

Justin Abdelkader who’s the captain of Team USA at the World Championship’s is facing IIHF discipline after destroying the Czech Republic’s Vladimir Sobotka during today’s quarterfinal match up in Belarus. Abdelkader was issued a charging penalty (his second of the game) as well as a game misconduct. If Abdelkader is suspended this would be his second suspension of the World...
Via The Majors Detroit
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Abdelkader Ejected At Worlds For Hit On Vladimir Sobotka (GIF)

Justin Abdelkader is no stranger to supplemental discipline, both in the NHL and on the international level. He could be adding to his list of punishments. Abdelkader is playing for Team USA at the World Hockey Championship, where he was ejected from a quarterfinal game against Czech Repbublic on Thursday. The Detroit Red Wings forward was given the gate after a high, late hit on...
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Abdelkader Suspended For One Game By The IIHF

The International Ice Hockey Federation handed down a one-game suspension to Justin Abdelkader for a knee-on-knee hit on Konstantin Pushkaryovbega in the first period of the game against Kazakhstan on May 16th.. Justin Abdelkader was given a two-minute penalty for kneeing, but the IIHF did not feel it was enough of a punishment for Abdelkader. The IIHF’s reasoning behind this...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Abdelkader Gets A One Game Suspension At IIHF World Championship

via the IIHF, Abdelkader will miss his team’s next game on 18 May against Finland. The infraction occurred at 11:05 of the game against Kazakhstan on 16 May. With the score 0-0 Kazakh forward Konstantin Pushkaryovbegan to move with the puck toward his defending blue line, passing the puck forward to a team mate just as he crossed the blue line. After Pushkaryov released...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Abdelkader: First Arab-American NHL Player

  Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader is the first Arab-American to play in the NHL. Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader is the first Arab-American to play in the NHL. There has been three Arab-Canadians to play in the NHL, but Abdelkader is the first American to play in the league and to also have an Arabic descent. Justin Abdelkader is the son of Joseph and Sheryl...
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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