Thread: Confirmed with Link: Giroux suspended for one game
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05-07-2012, 12:18 PM
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Originally Posted by BenedictGomez View Post
And the most brilliant part was Zubrus being checked out by team doctors at intermission to clear him for play in the 3rd period. Those tricky Devils, they're so clever, they've thought of everything in the coverup.
He was obviously fine in the third though.

I agree that suspending based on resulting injury is a very stupid tactic, and that has to change. My personal opinion on this hit is that it's borderline, because it's violent interference full speed, but it's hard to say whether he was intentionally targeting the head. Still, the onus is on Giroux NOT to do that.

Originally Posted by SedinSandwich View Post
So if he gets a game, which I think he will, does he miss the handshake line? This team is dead in the water - but he's the top scorer in the 2012 playoffs. Would he still be allowed on the ice for handshakes?
If he misses the game because of a suspension and we lose, no, he won't be allowed to handshake. His status as star, unofficial captain, or top scorer doesn't matter in that case.

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