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  1. Report: Claude Giroux to meet with league over Zubrus head shot

    May 7, 2012, 8:58 AM EDT

    Claude Giroux, Kevin Pollock

    Philly might have to go through an elimination game without their best player.

  2. Ovechkin’s hit on Girardi raises questions; Hunter calls it “incidental contact”

    May 5, 2012, 4:39 PM EDT

    Ovi-Girardi hit

    Should there be a suspension coming or is it just a tough hockey play?

  3. Klesla to meet with NHL over his shove on Halischuk

    May 5, 2012, 1:45 PM EDT

    Rostislav Klesla

    He might be destined to sit out Game 5.

  4. Arron Asham to have face-to-face hearing over Schenn cross check

    Apr 16, 2012, 11:47 AM EDT

    Brayden Schenn, Arron Asham

    He’s looking at a possible suspension of five or more games.

  5. Shane Doan will meet with NHL over his elbow to Jamie Benn

    Mar 21, 2012, 8:20 AM EDT

    Shane Doan

    The Coyotes captain is probably going to miss a few games.

  6. Zach Bogosian somehow avoids a suspension for the third time this season

    Mar 19, 2012, 10:15 AM EDT

    Zach Bogosian, Ondrej Pavelec

    He must be made of Teflon to avoid getting sat down.

  7. Zach Bogosian might be hearing from the league for his hit on Andreas Nodl

    Mar 19, 2012, 8:36 AM EDT

    Zach Bogosian

    Leaving your feet and getting thrown out of the game will get you noticed.

  8. Marcus Johansson thinks it’s weird that Mark Stuart wasn’t suspended

    Mar 18, 2012, 4:37 PM EDT

    Mark Stuart, Marcus Johansson

    “But seeing [Mike Green] and [Alex Ovechkin] get three games for something that’s pretty similar, I think it’s weird.”

  9. Mark Stuart earns $2,500 fine for late hit on Marcus Johansson

    Mar 17, 2012, 6:01 PM EDT

    Mark Stuart, Marcus Johansson

    Should he have been suspended though?

  10. Tyler Myers has a meeting with NHL over his hit on Scott Gomez

    Mar 13, 2012, 10:25 AM EDT

    Tyler Myers

    Brendan Shanahan might have to weigh in on this one.

  11. Evgeni Malkin won’t be suspended for boarding

    Mar 12, 2012, 12:59 PM EDT

    Zdeno Chara, Evgeni Malkin

    His hit on Johnny Boychuk raised a few eyebrows.

  12. Kronwall will not be suspended for his monster hit on Voracek

    Mar 7, 2012, 11:07 AM EDT

    Niklas Kronwall

    If Bob McKenzie says so, it must be true.

  13. Marc-Edouard Vlasic might get a call about his hit on Danny Briere (Update: No call)

    Feb 29, 2012, 11:14 AM EDT

    Marc-Edouard Vlasic

    “I never expected to be bulldozed there. It was scary. I was fortunate that it wasn’t worse that it was.”

  14. No discipline for Clarkson’s undisciplined play on Dubinsky

    Feb 28, 2012, 10:41 AM EDT

    David Clarkson

    Did he get away with an attempted cheap shot though?

  15. Kyle Turris won’t be suspended

    Feb 26, 2012, 2:02 PM EDT

    Kyle Turris

    A stern talking to was all that resulted. Maybe.

  16. Kyle Turris could be suspended for boarding Joe Corvo

    Feb 26, 2012, 11:06 AM EDT

    Kyle Turris

    He has a hearing with the NHL today to discuss the hit.

  17. Kyle Clifford suspended pending review of his check to Gilbert Brule’s head

    Feb 22, 2012, 9:35 AM EDT

    Kyle Clifford

    He’ll at least be out of tonight’s game and possibly more.

  18. Zac Rinaldo to meet with Shanahan over hit on Ericsson

    Feb 13, 2012, 9:33 AM EDT

    Zac Rinaldo

    Rinaldo has not been suspended in the NHL before.

  19. Ference to have phone hearing over his hit on McDonagh

    Jan 22, 2012, 10:50 AM EDT

    Andrew Ference

    He could get as many as five games for his charge.

  20. Andrew Ference wrecks Ryan McDonagh with wicked hit from behind

    Jan 21, 2012, 4:57 PM EDT

    Andrew Ference

    Brendan Shanahan will certainly be calling about this hit that changed a great game.

  21. No discipline for Lecavalier’s punch to Malkin

    Jan 16, 2012, 11:01 AM EDT

    Vincent Lecavalier

    A sucker punch doesn’t quite get the attention it used to these days.

  22. Byers to meet with Shanahan over head shot

    Jan 15, 2012, 11:12 AM EDT

    Dane Byers, Grant Clitsome

    With a phone hearing, the most he could get is a five-game suspension.

  23. J.F. Jacques is probably getting suspended for elbowing

    Jan 9, 2012, 8:09 AM EDT

    Brad Staubitz, Jean Francois Jacques

    Instead of going to Syracuse, Jacques will go to his room for this head shot on R.J. Umberger.

  24. Brad Marchand’s dirty hit on Sami Salo will get him suspended

    Jan 7, 2012, 4:01 PM EDT

    Sami Salo, Brad Marchand

    Brendan Shanahan will have his hands full debating how to punish clipping.

  25. Rene Bourque to talk with Shanahan over elbowing Nicklas Backstrom

    Jan 4, 2012, 10:12 AM EDT

    Rene Bourque

    It might be time for an extended sit-down here.

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