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  1. Report: Alex Ovechkin won’t face a hearing for Dan Girardi hit

    May 5, 2012, 7:21 PM EDT

    WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 02: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals warms up before a game against the New York Rangers in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Verizon Center on May 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

    Nothing official, but a lot of rumblings.

  2. Report: Dwight King won’t face discipline for boarding Alex Pietrangelo

    Apr 29, 2012, 2:47 PM EDT

    Dwight King

    A minor penalty may have to suffice while Pietrangelo is banged up.

  3. Milan Michalek might miss Game 7 thanks to allegedly kicking Dan Girardi

    Apr 24, 2012, 11:23 AM EDT

    Milan Michalek

    The Senators might be without a major offensive weapon at the worst time possible.

  4. Chris Neil’s hit leaves Brian Boyle concussed, out for Game 6

    Apr 21, 2012, 10:40 PM EDT

    boylegetty

    Torts compares it to the Raffi Torres hit, Neil says it’s clean.

  5. Raffi Torres releases statement regarding suspension, might still appeal

    Apr 21, 2012, 6:32 PM EDT

    Marian Hossa, Raffi Torres

    To appeal or not to appeal, that is the last question left for the Coyotes forward.

  6. Arron Asham receives a four-game suspension

    Apr 17, 2012, 10:41 PM EDT

    Pittsburgh Penguins v New Jersey Devils

    Share your thoughts on the tough guy’s tough punishment.

  7. Jonathan Toews isn’t happy with how suspensions have been handled

    Apr 17, 2012, 10:45 AM EDT

    Jonathan Toews

    The Shea Weber fine is having quite the effect on everyone.

  8. Hunter thinks Backstrom’s cross-check “wasn’t that bad”

    Apr 16, 2012, 11:10 PM EDT

    Dale Hunter

    Caps coach doesn’t think it will result in a suspension.

  9. Nicklas Backstrom’s late cross-check could bring suspension

    Apr 16, 2012, 10:56 PM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom

    Mike Vogel reports that a match penalty in the waning moments could mean an automatic review.

  10. Adams might not have a chance to pull Hartnell’s hair in Game 4

    Apr 15, 2012, 9:23 PM EDT

    adamsvshartnellap

    Seth Rorabaugh points out a possible automatic suspension (that will probably be taken back).

  11. Matt Carkner will miss a game for fighting Brian Boyle

    Apr 15, 2012, 8:47 PM EDT

    NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 14: Matt Carkner #39 of the Ottawa Senators and Brian Boyle #22 of the New York Rangers are at the bottom of the pile in this first period battle in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 14, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

    Surely this won’t be controversial.

  12. Video: Is there a double standard for suspensions?

    Apr 12, 2012, 8:10 PM EDT

    weberap

    Jeremy Roenick and Bill Patrick believe that the NHL “dropped the ball.”

  13. Discuss: Predators’ tight 3-2 win against Red Wings

    Apr 11, 2012, 10:55 PM EDT

    rinnegetty

    Catfish and controversy in Nashville.

  14. Shanahan explains why Brooks Orpik wasn’t suspended

    Apr 7, 2012, 6:42 PM EDT

    Brooks Orpik

    John Tortorella probably won’t be satisfied.

  15. Video: Ryan Reaves’ questionable hit on Brad Stuart

    Apr 4, 2012, 10:51 PM EDT

    St. Louis Blues v Chicago Blackhawks

    Is it a suspension-worthy check?

  16. Sidney Crosby might get Shanahan’s attention for cross-check

    Mar 27, 2012, 10:20 PM EDT

    Sidney Crosby

    The golden boy broke one of the league’s golden rules.

  17. Bolduc and Kobasew each fined $2,500 for separate incidents

    Mar 25, 2012, 4:00 PM EDT

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    Chuck Kobasew

    Charging and slew-footing get reprimanded this time around.

  18. Shanahan has big decision to make with Keith elbow

    Mar 23, 2012, 8:00 AM EDT

    brendan-shanahan

    This might be his most important call as discipline czar.

  19. This could be big: NHL wants in-person meeting with Duncan Keith

    Mar 23, 2012, 12:37 AM EDT

    Duncan Keith, Patrick Sharp, Alex Burrows

    That means his suspension has the potential to be 5+ games.

  20. Blackhawks, Canucks react to Keith elbowing Sedin

    Mar 22, 2012, 12:01 AM EDT

    Corey Crawford

    Henrik Sedin’s claims should add some controversy.

  21. Duncan Keith lands an ugly elbow on Daniel Sedin

    Mar 21, 2012, 9:12 PM EDT

    sedinkeithtoews

    Shane Doan’s elbow has already been topped – in a bad way.

  22. Video: Shane Doan’s elbow on Jamie Benn

    Mar 20, 2012, 10:34 PM EDT

    Dallas Stars v Phoenix Coyotes

    Nice guy might be suspended soon.

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