it was a nasty elbow. i wouldn't be surprised if he got two or three games. that said, neil and hendricks - particularly neil - spent whole shifts looking to injure people and got nothing. prust was dirty, but also not premeditated. and hagelin got three games for the same thing.
see the trend? i don't. there is none. so rannnnndommmm (anyone see summer heights high?)
I dont think he gets any games. If you watch Volchenkov stops and turns Prust was finishing where he thought Volchenkov would be. He reached out a bit,but thats instinct there was no motion or follow through.
That said witht the vendetta against the Ranger Brandon Prust will be suspended 35 regular season games, and for the rest of the playoffs.
Targets the head and connects. Bad play. I expect 1 game--but Shanny is all over the map on these things.
To comment on Volchenkov-often enough he is borderline with his hits--I think at least a few Rangers want to send him a message. Prust went a little far here. For the sake of the team I hope he gets a fine--my gut reaction is he deserves a game.
Anybody calling for three games is out of touch with reality. Volchenkov wasn't injured and that's basically been the only measuring stick for the length of a suspension. One game. Two is a possibility but I'd be very surprised.