Thread: Confirmed with Link: Giroux suspended for one game
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05-07-2012, 12:25 PM
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Originally Posted by FlyersMania2 View Post
Not trying to justify things but...based on past treatment of "star" players:

Weber = $2500 fine
Ovi = no hearing
Malkin (2 elbows) = no hearing

I bet Giroux gets the fine.
This is likely the case... though you never know with the inconsistency of suspensions.

G should just say he was bracing himself for the collision...

IMO... he should probably get 1 game, as much as it pains me to say, in view of the actual rules and how they SHOULD be interpreted,with the aim of eliminating headshots, though there is a contention that Zubrus moved just before the hit... but to be honest, with the amount of inconsistency, who the hell knows how the rules should be interpreted!

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