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“...Honestly, I’m shocked. I honestly didn’t think I would get more than, after everything else, all of the suspensions that have been handed out the last couple of years and this year, honestly, I didn’t think I was going to get a game. Then I thought, ok yes I am a repeat offender, they’ll probably give me a game because of it. I’m shocked that it was more than a game.”

-Daniel Briere discussing his three game suspension.  Anthony J. SanFilippo of the Delco Times posted the transcript of Briere speaking with the media, so read more.

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UMFan's avatar

Well, if he had faced off for a regular fight instead of being a punk and using his stick as a weapon he wouldn’t have to worry about it. Being a repeater and going after the head, he got off a little light. He deserves 5.

Posted by UMFan from Denver, Colorado on 11/01/10 at 11:29 PM ET

YzermanZetterberg's avatar

Wow. Did Briere bother to watch the footage before he made his comments?

Posted by YzermanZetterberg on 11/02/10 at 02:21 AM ET

perfection's avatar

seriously… hitting someone in the head with your stick on purpose is one of the more severe offenses in hockey. when you talk about other suspendable acts, most - like boarding or now the blind side head shots - they at least are generally attempts to make hockey plays gone wrong. that is, they usually are poor or questionable attempts at legal hockey plays. a cross check to the side of the head is just inexcusable. i agree, it should have been 5.

Posted by perfection from LaLaLand on 11/02/10 at 03:02 AM ET

edillac's avatar

score goals Danny Brie,dont get agitated, let Carcilol fight other bozos.
oh,and DiPietro should get some time off IMO also

Posted by edillac from isolation on 11/02/10 at 07:59 AM ET

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