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  1. Two strikes you’re out? Weber to see Shanahan after another boarding call

    Oct 21, 2011, 12:09 PM EST

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    Shea Weber

    Nashville Predators D Shea Weber could be facing suspension today after getting called for his second boarding penalty in as many games.

  2. What’s it like being suspended? Jody Shelley says it’s like prison

    Oct 19, 2011, 7:50 PM EST

    Jody Shelley

    If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be in Brendan Shanahan’s dog house and getting suspended, Jody Shelley wants you to know it’s like wearing prison blues.

  3. Video: Shanny strikes again, suspends Letang for two games

    Oct 18, 2011, 4:43 PM EST

    Dressed in a stylish grey suit with a white shirt and Merlot tie, NHL Senior VP of Player Safety Brendan Shanahan suspended Pens D Kris Letang for two games for boarding Winnipeg’s Alex Burmistrov.

  4. Shanahan calling: Kris Letang to meet with NHL over boarding penalty

    Oct 18, 2011, 9:29 AM EST

    Letang_Kris

    Kris Letang could be the first player to catch Brendan Shanahan’s ire in the regular season thanks to his boarding penalty against Winnipeg.

  5. You can’t fight city hall: Bettman upholds Bouchard suspension

    Oct 10, 2011, 12:46 PM EST

    Gary Bettman

    Pierre-Marc Bouchard’s appeal of his two-game suspension went about as expected as NHL commissioner Gary Bettman upheld the ruling.

  6. Shanahan explains Bouchard suspension; Agent: “shameful farce for the league”

    Oct 9, 2011, 8:38 PM EST

    Pierre-Marc Bouchard

    Pierre-Marc Bouchard’s agent, Allan Walsh, is furious with the NHL over his client getting suspended two games for a questionable high-sticking incident.

  7. Heavy Shanahan hand: Bouchard suspended two games

    Oct 9, 2011, 6:45 PM EST

    Pierre-Marc Bouchard, Rostislav Klesla

    Is the Shanahand getting a little heavy now? Many will be surprised that Pierre-Marc Bouchard has been suspended two games for what he claims was an accidental high stick on Matt Calvert.

  8. No word yet regarding Cory Sarich’s hit on Matt Cooke

    Oct 9, 2011, 12:20 PM EST

    Matt Cooke

    Many believe that Matt Cooke was actually a victim of an illegal hit for once, as Cory Sarich dazed him in last night’s game. There’s no word yet on whether or not the NHL will discuss it with Sarich, though.

  9. Bouchard’s high stick could bring ‘Shanaban’

    Oct 9, 2011, 11:48 AM EST

    Bouchard_Pierre-Marc

    Pierre-Marc Bouchard might be in line for league discipline after high-sticking Matt Calvert.

  10. Video: Mike Milbury and Keith Jones debate Mats Zuccarello hit and suspensions

    Oct 7, 2011, 6:16 PM EST

    Sweden Hockey NY Rangers LA Kings

    Mike Milbury and Keith Jones debate Mats Zuccarello’s hit in the first period of Friday afternoon’s game against the Los Angeles Kings. Should these types of hits be two-minute minors or suspension worthy?

  11. Video: Brendan Shanahan shows us the right way to hit someone

    Oct 5, 2011, 10:52 AM EST

    Brendan Shanahan

    Brendan Shanahan shows us how some players are making sure to take notes on how to hit guys into the boards. He’ll also show us what a great, legal hit looks like.

  12. Ryan Malone won’t be suspended for hit on Chris Campoli; Shanahan explains why

    Oct 3, 2011, 2:46 PM EST

    P.K. Subban, Ryan Malone

    Ryan Malone isn’t going to be suspended for his hit on Chris Campoli and Brendan Shanahan will tell you why.

  13. Another night, another questionable head shot: Ryan Malone crunches Chris Campoli

    Oct 1, 2011, 10:56 PM EST

    P.K. Subban, Ryan Malone

    Someone get Brendan Shanahan out of bed, he might have some work to do after Tampa Bay’s Ryan Malone catches Montreal’s Chris Campoli in the head with a check.

  14. NHL suspends Clarke MacArthur through first two games of regular season

    Oct 1, 2011, 3:03 PM EST

    Clarke MacArthur, Jimmy Howard, Justin Abdelkader

    Clarke MacArthur will sit out the rest of the preseason as well as two regular season games for his illegal check on Justin Abdelkader.

  15. Hybrid or no-touch icing or bust: The NHL’s time for change is now

    Oct 1, 2011, 2:14 PM EST

    Taylor Fedun, Jordan Eberle

    The NHL has tested no-touch and hybrid icing the last two years at its RDO summer camp. The time for testing is over and the time for adapting is now.

  16. Brendan Smith feels ‘terrible’ about illegal check on Ben Smith

    Sep 30, 2011, 8:11 PM EST

    Dave Bolland, Brendan Smith, Ben Smith

    Although he said that he didn’t intend to hit Ben Smith in the head, Brendan Smith still expressed remorse for the end result.

  17. Video: Brendan Shanahan explains reasoning behind Brendan Smith suspension

    Sep 30, 2011, 1:41 PM EST

    Brendan Shanahan

    Brendan Shanahan breaks down the reasons behind why Detroit’s Brendan Smith is sitting down for a total of eight games for hitting Chicago’s Ben Smith.

  18. Shanahan rules: Brendan Smith suspended eight total games for head shot

    Sep 30, 2011, 11:23 AM EST

    Brendan Smith

    Brendan Shanahan’s iron fist has come down on Detroit’s Brendan Smith and he’s done for the rest of the preseason and five regular season games as well.

  19. Ben Smith “day to day” with concussion while Brendan Smith will meet Shanahan in person

    Sep 29, 2011, 2:20 PM EST

    Dave Bolland, Brendan Smith, Ben Smith

    The news isn’t so hot for Chicago’s Ben Smith who is “day to day” with a concussion while Detroit’s Brendan Smith gets to meet with Brendan Shanahan face-to-face.

  20. Coaches with different perspectives regarding the Smith on Smith hit

    Sep 29, 2011, 1:24 AM EST

    Dave Bolland, Brendan Smith, Ben Smith

    Both Mike Babcock and Joel Quenneville saw Brendan Smith’s hit on Ben Smith. It was only one play, yet the two coaches have two different perspectives on what went down at the United Center.

  21. Shanahan calling: Red Wings’ Brendan Smith ejected after elbowing Chicago’s Ben Smith in head

    Sep 28, 2011, 10:44 PM EST

    Brendan Smith

    Suspension number eight coming up? More than likely as Detroit’s Brendan Smith took out Chicago’s Ben Smith with an elbow to the head.

  22. Happy birthday, Tom Sestito: Flyers winger gets waived, four-game suspension

    Sep 28, 2011, 4:21 PM EST

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    New York Rangers v Philadelphia Flyers

    Tom Sestito’s 24th birthday will be one to forget: the Flyers put him on waivers while the NHL suspended him for the rest of the preseason and two regular season games.

  23. NHL suspends Jean-Francois Jacques for 8 total games for leaving bench to start a fight

    Sep 27, 2011, 6:36 PM EST

    Ryan Hollweg, J.F. Jacques

    Anaheim’s J.F. Jacques can now say he’s been Shana-banned as league disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan hit him with an eight game suspension for making a legal line change to start a fight.

  24. Wayne Simmonds to meet with NHL over using homophobic slur

    Sep 27, 2011, 12:03 PM EST

    Wayne Simmonds

    Wayne Simmonds’ alleged use of a homophobic slur has earned him a date with Colin Campbell to discuss the incident. GLAAD is also looking into an already very ugly situation.

  25. NHL hands James Wisniewski a heavy suspension that includes eight regular season games

    Sep 26, 2011, 8:44 PM EST

    Columbus Blue Jackets Press Conference Introducing New Players Jeff Carter and James Wisniewski

    James Wisniewski received the harshest suspension yet, as the Blue Jackets defenseman will sit out the rest of the preseason and a whopping eight regular season games for his illegal hit on Cal Clutterbuck. In case players haven’t been paying attention, Brendan Shanahan clearly means business.

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