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  1. Statement made: Jody Shelley suspended 10 games for reckless hit against Toronto

    Sep 22, 2011, 8:02 PM EST

    Jody Shelley

    Brendan Shanahan got the book out and threw it at Jody Shelley for his reckless hit from behind on Toronto’s Darryl Boyce last night suspending him for a total of ten games.

  2. Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond will miss rest of preseason, Flames’ season opener for illegal hit

    Sep 22, 2011, 5:40 PM EST

    Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond, Jody Shelley

    Pierre–Luc Letourneau-Leblond will sit out the rest of the preseason (four games) and the Flames’ season opener against the Pittsburgh Penguins because of his illegal hit from behind on Canucks forward Matt Clackson.

  3. Jody Shelley waives in-person meeting with NHL regarding Darryl Boyce hit

    Sep 22, 2011, 5:04 PM EST

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    Speculation increases about the possible length of Jody Shelley’s suspension as the Flyers forward decided to waive his right for an in-person interview on the matter.

  4. Jody Shelley could be facing suspension after brutal hit from behind on Darryl Boyce

    Sep 22, 2011, 1:27 AM EST

    Jody Shelley

    Jody Shelley could be the first person that new NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan gets to discipline after Shelley’s horrible hit from behind on Toronto’s Darryl Boyce.

  5. NHL provides video explanations for two hits-related rule changes

    Sep 20, 2011, 10:02 PM EST

    Edmonton Oilers v St. Louis Blues

    The NHL provided video explanations to the way referees will call penalties for boarding and hits to the head next season. Many believe that players are the ones who will ultimately be responsible for improving safety, though.

  6. Brendan Shanahan’s biggest job this year? Bringing sanity back to NHL punishments

    Aug 25, 2011, 6:52 PM EST

    Brendan Shanahan

    Brendan Shanahan’s job with the NHL is a high-stress one that he can make very easy: By restoring sanity and adding transparency to the NHL’s punishment process when it comes to questionable acts on the ice.

  7. Retirements of Paul Kariya and Dave Scatchard send clear message to NHL about concussions

    Aug 23, 2011, 10:22 AM EST

    Ben Walter, Dave Scatchard

    The retirements of Paul Kariya and Dave Scatchard this summer thanks to lingering concussion problems should be all the NHL needs to get even tougher on illegal shots to the head.

  8. Shanahan explains how he’ll approach his new role as league disciplinarian

    Aug 20, 2011, 1:18 AM EST

    2011 NHL Entry Draft - Round One

    Brendan Shanahan promises to explain all league discipline decisions next season; both suspension and non-suspensions. Will we finally have a clear understanding of what constitutes supplemental discipline?

  9. Brendan Shanahan says removing goalie trapezoid wouldn’t make a big difference

    Aug 18, 2011, 8:27 PM EST

    Steve Ott, Jose Theodore

    Many people in the hockey world find the goalie trapezoid to be a silly post-lockout rule change, but Brendan Shanahan didn’t notice a big difference when it was removed during the 2011 NHL Research, Development and Orientation Camp.

  10. 2011 NHL RDO Camp: Today’s schedule, curved glass, faceoff tweaks and the green line

    Aug 17, 2011, 11:33 AM EST

    Max Pacioretty Zdeno Chara

    Here’s our first update on the 2011 NHL Research Development and Orientation Camp. This post includes discussion of curved glass next to player benches, a green goal verification line, a tweak to faceoffs and Wednesday’s schedule of events. Stay tuned for more updates throughout today and tomorrow.

  11. Best and worst sweaters of all-time: Detroit Red Wings

    Aug 10, 2011, 1:30 PM EST

    Henrik Zetterberg, Pavel Datsyuk, Nicklas Lidstrom

    Messing with a classic look is something the Red Wings can never be accused of doing. Ever.

  12. The one rule the NHL Research & Development Camp should be testing but isn’t

    Aug 9, 2011, 4:14 PM EST

    2010 NHL Research, Development and Orientation Camp

    While there’s a host of different rules and tweaks they’ll be testing out at the NHL Research and Development Camp, there’s one that we’d like to see worked on that isn’t even being talked about.

  13. What they’ll be testing out at this summer’s NHL Research & Development Camp

    Aug 9, 2011, 1:35 PM EST

    2010 NHL Research, Development and Orientation Camp

    The NHL’s Research and Development Camp to test out different rules for the game is happening next week and the list of things they’ll be giving a shot to is both intriguing and head-scratching.

  14. Kris Draper announces retirement from NHL after 20 seasons

    Jul 26, 2011, 11:11 AM EST

    Kris Draper

    After a 20 year NHL career, Kris Draper calls it quits after what ended up being an outstanding career from one that started off inauspiciously.

  15. Dan Bylsma, Dave Tippett will be coaches for 2011 Research Development and Orientation Camp

    Jul 16, 2011, 11:23 AM EST

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    Dan Bylsma, Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Matt Cooke

    Dan Bylsma and Dave Tippett will be the coaches for the 2012 NHL Research Development and Orientation Camp. Click “Read More” for more details.

  16. Why the Hockey Hall of Fame has to open its doors a little wider

    Jun 28, 2011, 5:38 PM EST

    Pavel Bure

    While there’s already a healthy waiting list of players more than eligible for the Hockey Hall of Fame, it’s sure to grow a bit longer in the future as the classes of newly eligible players are only going to get better.

  17. 2011 Hall of Fame talk: The biggest snub and 2012’s staggering class of eligible players

    Jun 28, 2011, 4:13 PM EST

    Joe Sakic

    Now that we know the 2011 Hockey Hall of Fame inductees, the natural next question is: who was the biggest snub? Moving forward, the next wave of eligible players will make it tough for those scorned hopefuls to be part of the 2012 class.

  18. NHL GM’s suggest dropping “blindside” from description of Rule 48 for head shots

    Jun 8, 2011, 6:19 PM EST

    Vancouver Canucks v Boston Bruins - Game Three

    During the NHL GM meetings in Boston, they’ve suggested a slight adjustment to Rule 48 that could go a long way to cleaning things up in the league.

  19. Colin Campbell to step down as league disciplinarian, Brendan Shanahan to replace him

    Jun 1, 2011, 12:44 PM EST

    Brendan Shanahan

    It appears that Colin Campbell will be out as the league disciplinarian and former NHL star Brendan Shanahan will be taking his place as the league disciplinarian.

  20. Following the hot trend, Joe Sakic joins the Avalanche front office

    Mar 25, 2011, 10:26 PM EST

    Joe Sakic

    Following in the footsteps of Steve Yzerman and Cam Neely, Joe Sakic takes a front office job with the Colorado Avalanche.

  21. Gary Bettman introduces five-point plan to prevent, identify concussions; PHT dissects it

    Mar 14, 2011, 8:00 PM EST

    Gary Bettman

    We dissect Gary Bettman’s five-point plan to reduce (and better identify) concussions.

  22. Former Kings, Avalanche, and Sharks defenseman Rob Blake joins NHL Hockey Operations staff

    Jan 27, 2011, 10:27 AM EST

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    Former NHL great Rob Blake goes from being feared on the ice to being feared off of it as he lands a job in the NHL front office

  23. Crosby concussion confusion: Will he be ‘cooperative’ or could he boycott the All-Star Game?

    Jan 18, 2011, 12:06 PM EST

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    On one side, Brendan Shanahan says that Sidney Crosby “couldn’t be more cooperative” regarding the 2011 NHL All-Star Game. Yet rumors are circulating that the league’s top star might “boycott” the game in protest of the way the NHL handles concussions. Click “Read More” for the details.

  24. Brendan Shanahan answers questions, reflects on 2011 All-Star Game Fantasy Draft

    Jan 18, 2011, 11:27 AM EST

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    More on the 2011 NHL All-Star Game Fantasy Draft: Brendan Shanahan discusses the draft format, how someone might react to being “Mr. Irrelevant,” splitting up the Sedin twins and more.

  25. Changes coming for the NHL All-Star Game; team captains to pick sides now

    Nov 9, 2010, 6:19 PM EST

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    Graydon Carter Hosts a Cocktail Party for the Rising Stars of the NHL

    If you’ve grown tired of the NHL All-Star Game, fear not, changes are on the way courtesy of Brendan Shanahan. We offer our own suggestion on how to spice up the game as well by putting some cash on the line.

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