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12-09-2013, 12:30 PM
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Originally Posted by JDinklage Morgoone View Post
I can't say I agree with you regarding there being a limit. If a guy has done enough to establish himself as a dirty player, he is a dirty player. Things have to be looked at in context. Like, say a player gets a suspension for a boarding 5+ years prior to another suspension. That, to me, is a whole lot different than a guy who gets suspended for taking runs at other players' heads via elbows, knees, whatever, like Neal has been known to do.

It's not black & white. Just my opinion, but guys like Neal deserve to have whole history considered, regardless of time.
Well technically it has since Shanny said it played into his decision. The repeat offender status just allows them to suspend a player for more and more games with each reoccuring incident. This is a message to Neal that something else like this within the next 18 months will land him in the press box for an entire month of the season.

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