Thread: Confirmed with Link: Upshall suspended two games
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02-23-2011, 08:16 PM
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Originally Posted by infidelappel View Post
I don't really see how you can blame Bart for getting run well after the whistle.

Even if it wasn't late, he didn't have the puck. The hit was just dangerous, whether he was looking the wrong way or not.

Definitely punishable.
Yeah, 2 minute penalty... which is what it got. The refs called it right, the NHL once again gave a suspension on the result not the act itself.

You're a NHL D on a puck getting frozen by the goalie in the NHL, the forwards are going to be crashing the net. Get your head up. Watch all the other D when that happens, they turn and get their sticks up to ward off guys coming at 'em (and, more importantly, their goalie).

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