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  1. Andy Sutton might be getting suspended again

    Dec 31, 2011, 3:49 PM EDT

    Andy Sutton

    And to think, today was his first game back from his last suspension.

  2. Hey look, another suspension-worthy hit

    Dec 23, 2011, 11:42 AM EDT

    Lennart Petrell, Jared Spurgeon

    Lennart Petrell is going to get a call from Brendan Shanahan for this hit.

  3. Rene Bourque to meet with Shanahan over Seabrook hit

    Dec 19, 2011, 10:56 AM EDT

    Rene Bourque

    Another day, another questionable hit, another debate over suspensions.

  4. Bogosian will hear from the league for hitting Bouchard from behind

    Dec 14, 2011, 7:46 AM EDT

    Zach Bogosian

    In one of the uglier hits we’ve seen this year, Zach Bogosian is likely going to get an unwanted vacation from Brendan Shanahan.

  5. Andrew Desjardins might get suspended

    Dec 12, 2011, 10:47 AM EDT

    Andrew Desjardins

    Andrew Desjardins will be hearing from Brendan Shanahan this afternoon for his hit on Sami Lepisto.

  6. Video: Evgeni Malkin might be getting suspended

    Dec 9, 2011, 9:52 AM EDT

    Evgeni Malkin

    Evgeni Malkin pulled a trick out of his bag that looked like the one Ville Leino tried the other night. That… Isn’t a good thing.

  7. Ville Leino is absolutely going to get a call from Brendan Shanahan

    Dec 8, 2011, 7:31 AM EDT

    Ville Leino

    Ville Leino is definitely going to hear from Brendan Shanahan for his attempted cheap elbow on Matt Read.

  8. Launching pad: Fistric to meet with Shanahan for Niederreiter hit

    Dec 5, 2011, 1:29 PM EDT

    Mark Fistric

    Mark Fistric is making sure that Brendan Shanahan stays busier while in Pebble Beach with a hearing for his hit on Nino Niederreiter.

  9. Jordin Tootoo to meet with Shanahan for running Ryan Miller

    Dec 5, 2011, 11:02 AM EDT

    Ryan Miller, Jordin Tootoo

    You didn’t really think Jordin Tootoo was going to get away with blowing up Ryan Miller the way he did, did you?

  10. Kris Versteeg keeps raging against the Shanahan machine

    Dec 3, 2011, 1:50 PM EDT

    Kris Versteeg

    Kris Versteeg has a lot of complaints for Brendan Shanahan not suspending Derek Joslin for hitting him.

  11. Video: Ryan Whitney’s dirty knee should get a call from Shanahan

    Dec 1, 2011, 9:33 AM EDT

    Ryan Whitney

    Ryan Whitney should get a call from Brendan Shanahan after his knee-on-knee hit on Cal Clutterbuck.

  12. Chris Stewart has a phone date with Brendan Shanahan this morning

    Nov 16, 2011, 9:19 AM EDT

    Chris Stewart, John Scott

    Chris Stewart has a hearing-by-phone with Brendan Shanahan to discuss his boarding of Niklas Kronwall last night.

  13. Video: Yet another dumb hit by Aaron Rome might get him suspended

    Nov 12, 2011, 10:53 AM EDT

    Aaron Rome

    Aaron Rome is going to go down in Canucks lore as one of the more infamous names if he keeps up this sort of thing.

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

    Oct 18, 2011, 9:29 AM EDT

    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.

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

    Oct 10, 2011, 12:46 PM EDT

    Gary Bettman

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

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

    Oct 3, 2011, 2:46 PM EDT

    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.

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

    Oct 1, 2011, 10:56 PM EDT

    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.

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

    Sep 29, 2011, 2:20 PM EDT

    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.

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

    Sep 22, 2011, 1:27 AM EDT

    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.

  20. Canucks defenseman Aaron Rome to have disciplinary meeting Tuesday morning; Suspension likely

    Jun 7, 2011, 12:53 AM EDT

    Aaron Rome

    Aaron Rome will meet with NHL VP of Hockey Operations Mike Murphy about his late and dirty hit on Nathan Horton. Don’t expect him to skate by on this one.

  21. Report: Jamie McGinn to have hearing with NHL over his hit on Aaron Rome

    May 21, 2011, 11:21 AM EDT

    Aaron Rome

    Sharks fourth liner Jamie McGinn will reportedly have a phone hearing with the NHL over his hit from behind on Vancouver’s Aaron Rome. Suspension on the way?

  22. Flyers Mike Richards won’t be suspended for questionable hit on Tim Connolly

    Apr 25, 2011, 2:16 PM EDT

    Richards_Mike

    Flyers captain Mike Richards avoids league action for his shove from behind that knocked Tim Connolly out of action in Game 6.

  23. Nothing makes sense: Chris Kunitz and Steve Downie each receive one-game suspensions

    Apr 19, 2011, 2:46 PM EDT

    Steve Downie

    Another day, another baffling set of decisions from NHL disciplinarian Colin Campbell. This time, the Wheel of Justice came up the same for both Steve Downie and Chris Kunitz on very different plays.

  24. Five Thoughts: Kunitz and Downie debate; Is Ilya Bryzgalov worn out?

    Apr 19, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Detroit Red Wings v Phoenix Coyotes - Game Three

    More head shots? Yes, more head shots to get loud about. Also, more on the Bruins showing up finally, Brian Boucher’s helpers in Philly, and is Ilya Bryzgalov getting tired?

  25. NHL suspends Matt Cooke for remainder of regular season and first round of playoffs

    Mar 21, 2011, 5:38 PM EDT

    Matt Cooke

    The NHL has suspended Penguins forward Matt Cooke for games for his cheap shot elbow to the head of Ryan McDonagh. Is this message enough from the NHL?

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