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Hearing Today For Leon Draisaitl

 

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added 6:35pm,

NEW YORK (April 19, 2017) – Edmonton Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl has been fined $2,569.44, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for spearing San Jose Sharks forward Chris Tierney during Game 4 of the teams’ First Round series in San Jose on Tuesday, April 18, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 13:44 of the second period. Draisaitl was assessed a major penalty for spearing and a game misconduct.

The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.

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ilovehomers's avatar

I’d like to see this type of play earn a suspension. Doesn’t this fall into the realm of stick as a weapon/intent to injure?

But what he will get? There is no telling because the DOPS has been a scatter plot with regards to these incidents.

Posted by ilovehomers on 04/19/17 at 12:56 PM ET

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I was thinking of that same metaphor - scatter plot - earlier!

Except I think if you did it with team of perpetrator and team of recipient,
and by severity of discipline or lack thereof, you might begin to see a pattern
by teams from the randomness. Maybe add another dimension for extent of priors, if any.

 

Posted by Lefty30 on 04/19/17 at 05:36 PM ET

Steeb's avatar

DoPS is an absolute joke. Should have gotten 3-5 games.

Posted by Steeb on 04/19/17 at 06:29 PM ET

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