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  1. Brandon Bollig of Chicago Blackhawks suspended two games

    Scott Powers

    Chicago Blackhawks forward Brandon Bollig was suspended for two games by the NHL Department of Player Safety on Saturday for an illegal hit on Minnesota Wild defenseman Keith Ballard in Game 4 of their second-round series on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2014
  2. Bollig to have hearing for hit on Ballard

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Blackhawks forward Brandon Bollig will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Saturday for his hit on Minnesota Wild defenseman Keith Ballard in Game 4 of their second-round series. Bollig was called for a bo...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  3. Matt Cooke of Minnesota Wild apologizes for hit on Tyson Barrie o...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Minnesota winger Matt Cooke decided Friday not to appeal his seven-game suspension for a knee-to-knee hit that injured Colorado's Tyson Barrie during Monday's Game 3 of the teams' first-round playoff series.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2014
  4. Matt Cooke of Minnesota Wild suspended 7 games for hit on Tyson B...

    The NHL cracked down hard on Matt Cooke, suspending the Minnesota Wild left wing for seven games Wednesday for his knee-to-knee hit that injured Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2014
  5. Commissioner Gary Bettman says potential New York Islanders sale ...

    Katie Strang

    NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said he spoke with New York Islanders owner Charles Wang as recently as Tuesday morning and that Wang has received a "number of expressions of interest" in the potential sale of the team.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
  6. 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs -- Brent Seabrook of Chicago Blackhawks...

    Scott Powers

    Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook was suspended three games by the NHL Department of Player Safety on Sunday for his hit on St. Louis Blues forward David Backes during Game 2 of their Western Conference first-round series.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2014
  7. 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs -- St. Louis Blues' David Backes leaves...

    Scott Powers

    Blues forward David Backes left Game 2 of a Western Conference first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks after taking a hit by Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook in the third period on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2014
  8. Commissioner Gary Bettman says Brendan Shanahan will be missed

    Scott Burnside

    Commissioner Gary Bettman will miss Brendan Shanahan, the Hall of Fame player and former head of player safety who recently took on the post of president of hockey operations for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2014
  9. Toronto Maple Leafs introduce Brendan Shanahan as team president

    Brendan Shanahan is officially on the job in the Toronto Maple Leafs' front office.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2014
  10. Mike Rupp of Minnesota Wild suspended for hit on T.J. Oshie of St...

    The NHL has suspended Minnesota Wild forward Mike Rupp for four games without pay for Rupp's hit on St. Louis Blues forward T.J. Oshie on Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2014
  11. Philadelphia Flyers' Zac Rinaldo has hearing for hit on Buffalo S...

    Philadelphia Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo was suspended four games without pay for an illegal check to the head, the NHL's Department of Player Safety announced.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  12. Gary Bettman -- NHL concussions down this season

    NHL commissioner Gary Bettman indicated fewer concussions have occurred in the league so far this season, but wouldn't reveal any numbers.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2014
  13. Sun glare on ice delays New York Rangers-New Jersey Devils outdoo...

    Katie Strang

    The start of Sunday's Stadium Series game between the New York Rangers and the New Jersey Devils was postponed because of the glare on the ice at Yankee Stadium.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2014
  14. Thornton pays the price for bad judgment

    Joe McDonald

    Since the moment Bruins forward Shawn Thornton attacked and injured Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik on Dec. 7, the incident has been the center of discussions as the NHL's department of player safety waited until Saturday afternoon to announce Thorn...

    Blog | December 14, 2013
  15. League needed to act faster on suspension

    Scott Burnside

    We get that Sheriff Brendan Shanahan is a busy guy. He's traveling around the NHL spreading the gospel of player safety to teams across the continent, on top having to hand down supplementary discipline seemingly almost every night to a league that j...

    Blog | December 14, 2013
  16. Gary Bettman says NHL players learning how to hit safely

    NHL commissioner Gary Bettman says he believes players are learning how to hit and check without violating the league's new safety rules.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2013