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Video Afternoon Line- Nazem Kadri

via Sportsnet,

Nazem Kadri discusses the hit that led to his suspension, and his accountability, and how he was just trying to do the right thing, and ended doing the wrong thing, and ensures that it will never happen again.

 

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Video- Nazem Kadri Suspended For The Remainder Of The First Round

Cross-checking.

 

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DoPS Offers Nazem Kadri An In-Person Hearing

 

If you missed the cross-check earlier tonight, watch it.

added 12:18am,

 

 

added 12:34am, Below, watch Brian Burke on a few topics including what he thinks of Kadri's cross-check.

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GIFs- Nazem Kadri With An Awful Cross-Check

A major and a game.

 

 

Another angle below.

video below too

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Video- Jake DeBrusk Hit O Nazem Kadri

No penalty.

 

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Video- Nazem Kadri Leaves Game After Hit From Vince Dunn

via Sportsnet's YouTube page,

Nazem Kadri had to leave the game after taking hits from Vince Dunn and Brayden Schenn, leaving him with a concussion.

 

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Afternoon Line- Nazem Kadri

"Everyone comes ready to play and has a gameplan to execute against us. We've just got to give each other more support and help each other out by working harder to get in those areas where you're available and can be open."

"Everybody comes to Toronto ready. t's kind of under the microscope, the hockey Mecca.

"I'm sure they're sick of hearing everything about the Leafs."

-Nazem Kadri of the Toronto Maple Leafs.  Joshua Clipperton of the CP has more on the Leafs.

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Afternoon Line- Nazem Kadri

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Video- Nazem Kadri On His Suspension

He returns Saturday night.

 

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Video- Nazem Kadri Suspended 3 Games

Boarding. The explanation.

 

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GIF- Nazem Kadri 2 For Boarding, 5 For Charging And A Game

 

Slightly different view below...

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Video- Nazem Kadri Grabs Joe Thornton’s Beard

And Kadri drops the evidence.

 

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An Established Nazem Kadri

from David Shoalts of the Globe and Mail,

If you count back eight years, to former Toronto Maple Leafs president Brian Burke's first NHL entry draft with the team, there are seven players still on the roster who were taken in those drafts from 2009 through 2016.

More than a few times over the years from 2009 to the present, as Burke was eventually replaced by Brendan Shanahan and the emphasis on developing young talent in-house increased, a lot of people would have bet Nazem Kadri would not have been one of those seven players. Kadri knows all about the doubters.

"I knew I could do it," he said recently. "I expected myself to do it. I'm not sure everyone else did."

Kadri can understand why a lot of people didn't think he would stick in the NHL. But it took him a good seven years to see why; seven years spent learning hard lessons about why sheer talent is not enough to keep you in the best hockey league in the world.

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Happy Thanksgiving

Plans for the day

12lb. deep fried cajun turkey

home made stuffing

garlic mashed potatoes

gravy

pumpkin and dutch apple pie

a few beverages

a nice couch

To all of you, have an enjoyable Thanskgiving and hopefully a long weekend.

I will be around for a few hours this morning, then just like the NHL, I am goind dark for the day.

Tomrrow, 14 NHL starting at 1:00pm ET and ending around 10 1/2 hours later.

Just be thankful we are not the penalty box attendant guy... watch below...

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Video- This Is Not A ‘Trap’ Question Nazem Kadri

I had a chuckle when I saw this last night.  Took me some time to find it, but here it is.

 

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Nazem Kadri Is A Changed Man

from Kristina Ruiherford of Sportsnet,

Kadri has had a big mouth his whole career — just ask his dad, Sam (who also swears Tom Cochrane came on the radio singing “My boy’s gonna play in the big league” seconds after his son was born). Of course, that mouth is only a miniscule part of what Kadri does to try to make life difficult for some of the best in the world, but it comes in handy while doing a job he never dreamt he’d do. “Never for a second,” he says, did he figure he’d be a shut-down guy. But on the heels of a career-best campaign that saw him put up 32 goals and 61 points while also often facing the opposing team’s best, Kadri proved he’s an elite two-way forward, something he’d shown glimpses of earlier in his career. Heading into this season, there’s a different feeling for the 26-year-old from London, Ont. “I’m already proven,” he says, his gaze steady and unblinking beneath the brim of a black ball cap. “I’m established.”

Kadri will be the first to admit it took time and many a mistake to get established. Five years ago, his AHL coach basically called him fat. Two and a half years ago, he was suspended three games for sleeping through part of a team meeting, and he figured his days in Toronto were numbered: “I didn’t know if I was coming or going.” It took a reinvention on and off the ice for the seventh-overall pick in 2009 to become the integral part of this team many expected he would be. “He’s really comfortable in his own skin now — that’s the best way I can put it,” says Leafs GM, Lou Lamoriello. “And we’re comfortable because of it.” As the Leafs brass should be, because Kadri thriving up the middle has come just in time for a Toronto team that, for the first time in a long time, actually inspires hope for the future.

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GIF- Nazem Kadri Hit On Alex Ovechkin

Kadri gets two for tripping, Ovechkin limps to the room.

Cap scored on the PP, 1-0.

 

 

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About The Nazem Kadri Hit On Daniel Sedin

from Ed Willes of the Vancouver Province,

Look, I understand it’s hard to weigh in on this subject without sounding like a complete homer but, really, who cares at this point? The hit made contact with Sedin’s head. It also came from behind, it was late and it was delivered by a repeat offender.

In short, it satisfied any criteria for a dangerous play. And for the NHL to hide behind its interpretation of the rulebook and some precedent that’s unfamiliar to anyone outside the department of player safety is the worst kind of joke.

This is precisely the kind of hit the league has been trying to take out of the game for over a decade but, with this decision, they’ve sent the clear message that maybe it’s not that big a deal; that under some circumstances, you can track a player from behind, launch yourself at him and contact his head when he’s at his most vulnerable.

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Videos- Nazem Kadri Charging Major

 

06:42 Toronto Nazem Kadri - Fighting - 5 minutes
06:42 Vancouver Jannik Hansen - Fighting - 5 minutes
06:42 Vancouver Jannik Hansen - Misconduct - 10 minutes
06:42 Toronto Nazem Kadri - Charging Major - 5 minutes
06:42 Vancouver Jannik Hansen - Instigator - 2 minutes

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About Those Nazem Kadri Diving Calls

from Damien Cox of Sportsnet,

This, of course, is the offence-hating NHL in a nutshell. No other sport forces it’s skilled players to walk a nightly gauntlet of slashes, hacks, holds and intimidation like the good, old NHL. Every night, defence is given the edge in this and a variety of other ways, which is one reason scoring is at a historic low.

Now let’s be clear here. Kadri is no saint. He yaps. He’s been in trouble for giving the throat slashing gesture. He has strong opinions about his own ability. But he isn’t a suck. He takes on all comers. He fought the much bigger David Backes to start this season. He doesn’t look to teammates for protection.

But the NHL, in the way its officials are dealing with the Leaf forward, are not only sending mixed messages, they’re reinforcing the generally held belief that the rule book is whatever referees want it to be. They can not only apply it differently in the third period to the first, and on Monday in St. Louis versus Thursday in Ottawa, but that they also can, in essence, wage campaigns against certain players if they so choose.

We know that’s human nature. Fool me once and all that. Alex Burrows knows that story. But as Babcock said last March, fine, but enough’s enough.

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Videos- It Turned Out To Be Nazem Kadri’s Night

from Lance Hornby of the Toronto Sun,

The winner of the Connor McDavid-Auston Matthews titanic top pick battle Tuesday was ... Nazem Kadri?

Yes, in a game in which the Maple Leafs and Edmonton Oilers put their No. 1 overall draft picks head-to-head for the first time — in McDavid’s backyard — a much older Toronto first-rounder made himself the story.

Kadri, whose career has not taken a straight path since 2009, capped his own line-match battle against McDavid on the overtime faceoff, taking a Morgan Rielly pass, battling the bigger McDavid down the ice and beating Cam Talbot for his second of the game, a 3-2 overtime winner. It took just 12 seconds.

“You don’t want him to walk all over you,” Kadri said, going back to a five-point game McDavid enjoyed against the Leafs in Edmonton in his only other test against his childhood team. “He can embarrass you when he has time and space and I just wanted to limit that.”

Kadri scored both goals with Matthews on the ice, the first at 1:29 after Roman Polak pinched and linemate Connor Brown fed him in the slot. McDavid, who was double-shifted and utilized on a few lines by coach Todd McLellan to escape Mike Babcock’s home-ice checking plan, found Kadri, Brown and Leo Komarov constantly hounding him.

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Nazem Kadri Now A Veteran With The Leafs

from Kristen Shilton of TSN,

Since being drafted seventh overall by the Maple Leafs in 2009, Nazem Kadri has grown accustomed to shouldering a certain amount of the spotlight and expectations in Toronto. 
 
This season is different. Gearing up for his eighth NHL training camp later this month, the projected top-line centre for the Maple Leafs is happy to cede the limelight to the team’s up-and-comers.
 
“I don’t mind flying under the radar sometimes,” Kadri said after an informal practice at MasterCard Centre on Tuesday. “But at the same time, guys are expected to do a lot — maybe a little more this year than last year. But I think those guys know who they are and they’re ready to take responsibility and take action.”

Kadri intends to be among them. He endured another long off-season with plenty of golf and a trip to Helsinki to attend teammate Leo Komarov’s wedding. Kadri also took stock of his position with the Maple Leafs and how he could improve it for this coming season, the first on his new six-year, $27-million contract.

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The Toronto Maple Leafs Sign Morgan Rielly And Nazem Kadri To Six-Year Contracts

via the Toronto Maple Leafs,

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Wednesday that the team has signed defenceman Morgan Rielly and forward Nazem Kadri to new six-year contracts.

Rielly, 22, led all Maple Leafs defencemen with a career-high 36 points (nine goals, 27 assists) while skating in all 82 games this year. The native of Vancouver, British Columbia also led the team with 23:13 of average ice time per game. Since entering the league in 2013-14, the fifth overall selection in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft has collected 92 points (19 goals, 73 assists) in 236 regular season games. Rielly was named to Team Canada’s roster for the 2016 IIHF World Championship earlier this week.

Kadri, 25, led the Maple Leafs with 45 points (17 goals, 28 assists) in 76 games this season. In parts of seven NHL seasons, the London, Ontario native has registered 197 points (81 goals, 116 assists) and 207 penalty minutes in 326 regular season games. Kadri was originally selected by the Maple Leafs with the seventh overall pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

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Video- Nazem Kadri Suspended Four Games

Patrick Burke explains...

 

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Nazem Kadri Will Meet With Department Of Player Safety Tomorrow

 

Watch the cross-check below.

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Diving Fines Handed Out To Martin Hanzal And Nail Yakupov, Nazem Kadri Too

NEW YORK (April 1, 2016) – Arizona Coyotes forward Martin Hanzal has been fined $2,000 as supplementary discipline under NHL Rule 64 (Diving/Embellishment), the National Hockey League announced today.

NEW YORK (April 1, 2016) – Edmonton Oilers forward Nail Yakupov has been fined $2,000 as supplementary discipline under NHL Rule 64 (Diving/Embellishment), the National Hockey League announced today.

added 2:07pm,

NEW YORK (April 1, 2016) – Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri has been fined a total of $5,000 as supplementary discipline under NHL Rule 64 (Diving/Embellishment), the National Hockey League announced today.

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Video- Nazem Kadri Not Getting The Penalty Calls

from Chris Johnston of Sportsnet,

Mike Babcock post-game...

“So that’s four games the memo must be out there that they’re not allowed to call a penalty [on infractions against Kadri],” he said. “It’s got to be over with now. Let’s get on with it. When there’s a penalty let’s call a penalty. Let’s move on.”

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Video- Johnny Gaudreau/Nazem Kadri Dust-Up

via the YouTube channel of Sportsnet,

The officials didn't like how Nazem Kadri went down after he drew the ire of the Flames after landing a massive hit on Johnny Gaudreau that put the Flames star on his rear and issued him an embellishment penalty for his troubles.

 

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Nazem Kadri Fined for Inappropriate Gestures

NEW YORK (Feb. 11, 2016) – Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for inappropriate gestures aimed at Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano during NHL Game No. 805 in Calgary on Tuesday, Feb. 9, the National Hockey League announced today.

The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.

 

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Videos- Participants Respond To Nazem Kadri’s Geasture

And here comes the throat-slash...

 

 

via Sportsnet,

Mark Giordano felt Nazem Kadri’s gesture wasn’t the smartest, Mike Babcock said his forward needs better control and Bob Hartley feels the NHL will make it known how they feel about such behaviour.

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The Next Star For The Toronto Maple Leafs

from Arden Zwelling of Sportsnet,

In an interesting way, Kadri’s offensive deficiency has led to him playing the strongest, most engaged hockey of his career, to the point that Babcock now calls him the best forward on his team. Throughout the season Kadri has been in Babcock’s office nearly every day, talking to his coach about everything from hockey to dealing with the media to family life. Babcock didn’t know much about Kadri as a person when he came to Toronto, but he did know Kadri as a competitor from his time coaching Detroit, and says his pupil is “a way better player than I expected.” Which is actually a good summation of Babcock’s core message to his centre­—be better. “He’s been real strong, he’s really working hard at trying to do what we ask him to,” Babcock says. “He’s practising way harder; he’s better in the weight room; he’s a better citizen. He’s just better. A better human being.”

Of course, Kadri’s evolution is still in its early stages. Babcock describes his young centre as being “on mile 25 of a 100-mile journey,” which is perhaps a reference to Kadri’s age but more likely just a nicer way of saying Kadri could be four times better than he is today. The process will continue through the end of this season and perhaps for years to come, until Shanahan’s Great Maple Leafs Rebuild is complete and the team is ready—they hope—to challenge for a Stanley Cup. They also hope by that point Kadri is everything Babcock told him he could be during that phone call last spring—an elite player, a leader, an example of professionalism for young players entering the organization.

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Ducks lose Gibson in crease collision

From NHL.com:

Anaheim Ducks goalie John Gibson left 41 seconds into the third period against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Honda Center on Wednesday with an apparent lower-body injury.

Gibson was injured when he collided with Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri. Gibson was attended to by the Ducks training staff before heading to the dressing room.

Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen entered the game in relief with the Maple Leafs leading 3-0.

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Nazem Kadri On Donald Trump

from Sean Fitz-Gerald of the Toronto Star,

Nazem Kadri, a Canadian and a Muslim, was asked about Donald Trump on Wednesday, two days after the bombastic Republican presidential candidate urged the United States to undertake, in the name of national security, a “total and complete shutdown” of Muslims entering the country.

As a centre with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Kadri often travels to the U.S. for business. A Trump spokesman told The Associated Press the proposed shutdown would also apply to tourists. It was not immediately clear if it would apply to professional athletes, as well.

“I think he’s hurting his own campaign, to be honest,” Kadri said. “I mean, I think he’s pretty delusional. But his opinion’s his opinion.”

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Please if you wish to comment, don't make this a political battle.

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Morning Line- Nazem Kadri On Mike Babcock

“(Babcock) is a hard ass, it’s a good thing though, that’s something I thrive on. I’m in his office almost daily, trying to understand how I can get better and how I can be a leader. We’ve definitely come a long way in establishing what I need to do.”

-Nazem Kadri of the Toronto Maple Leafs on head coach Mike Babcock.  More on Babcock by Rob Longley of the Toronto Sun.

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Video- What Happens When You Try To Hit Dustin Byfuglien

via Sportsnet,

Check this out as Nazem Kadri gets stood up big time by Dustin Byfuglien, but the Maple Leafs forward lived to joke about it after the game.

 

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Video- Jamie Benn Says Hello To Nazem Kadri

No penalty on the play and the Leafs did defeat the Stars 4-1.

 

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Maple Leafs have some issues to ‘get fixed’

From the Canadian Press's Stephen Whyno:

As the rebuild continues, the Maple Leafs might not be much better, even under Mike Babcock. But the star coach will make sure that at least they put up a fight.

"Two things that irritate me the most are lack of preparation and lack of compete," he said. "That's not happening. We're going to get that fixed."

The Leafs should be motivated by playing for a new coach and needing to impress a new general manager, Lou Lamoriello. Phil Kessel's already gone, and almost no one on the roster is untouchable.

Management brought in several players on one-year, "prove-it" contracts. Shawn Matthias signed for US$2.3 million, Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau $1.5 million, Matt Hunwick $1.2 million, Mark Arcobello $1.1 million and Brad Boyes $700,000.

They also have players with a year left on their deals, like centre Nazem Kadri, defenceman Martin Marincin (acquired from Edmonton) and winger Michael Grabner (acquired from the Islanders).

Toronto probably won't contend for a playoff spot, but it won't be because players aren't trying.

"We're not going to lose because of lack of effort this year," Kadri said. "It's something that's going to change. We're going to be a skating team, a team that is going to move quick and with pace."

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Video- Nazem Kadri Out To Prove Himself

via Sportsnet,

The pressure is on Nazem Kadri, who has one season to prove himself and his worth. And the Toronto Maple Leafs forward has bets that he will come through on top.

 

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Sitting down with a ‘fireside chat’ with Mike Babcock

From the Toronto Sun's Mike Zeisberger:

In the first of this two-part series, the new Leafs coach sat down with the Toronto Sun to open up on a variety of topics, including Dion Phaneuf, Nazem Kadri, Lamoriello and, most importantly, re-establishing the Maple Leafs brand in the hockey world.

“We’re an Original Six franchise that doesn’t hold our rightful place in the National Hockey league right now,” he says. “We will.”

How? Even Babcock is aware of the perception that, rightly or wrongly, some players don’t want to be play in Toronto, whether it’s because of the franchise’s recent futility or because of the fishbowl that comes with being a Leaf.

“Maybe not now,” he says confidently. “But they are going to come.

“What was the line in that movie Field of Dreams? ‘If you build it, they will come.’

“So, there ya go.”

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Will Nazem Kadri Be An “Elite Player” This Year?

from Lance Hornby of the Toronto Sun,

Kadri, perhaps in line for a higher-profile role at centre, looked sturdy on Monday during an informal team workout. Last year he was listed at six feet, 188 pounds, but what everyone wants to know, from club boss Brendan Shanahan, to new coach Mike Babcock to the patience-weary patrons in the purples, is will his maturity level keep a better pace? Babcock has said he expects Kadri to be "an elite player" this year.

"There was no playing around this summer, it was right to work," Kadri said. "I was just trying to improve on my weaknesses. I want to continue to start doing that, becoming more professional and kind of handling myself the right away.

"There have been ups and downs and that's just how it is. Obviously in Toronto there is a lot of speculation and a lot of scrutiny. Sometimes that's hard for young players, but as time goes on, the maturity comes into play. You start to realize this is what you really want."

After protracted talks, the RFA did get a million-dollar raise up to $4.1 million US, but not the multi-year pact he had been negotiating at mid-season.

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A Motivated Nazem Kadri

from Ryan Pyette of the London Free Press,

He’s only on a one-year contract and there is a new GM and head coach to impress.

But Nazem Kadri has never felt so comfortable as a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs.

“Now, I’ve got guys who kind of have your back and are willing to go to bat for you,” said the 24-year-old Londoner. “Before, you kind of felt like you were drifting by yourself. But I know Shanny (team president Brendan Shanahan) and Mark (Hunter, the team’s director of player personnel) are behind me 100 per cent. They want to see me succeed and they’re going to give me all the opportunities this year to do it.

“It’s the same with Babs (coach Mike Babcock), too . . . I feel super-motivated and super-excited and ready to translate all my off-ice work onto the ice.”...

Kadri said he is already quite familiar with Babcock’s system and style. In London, Dale Hunter would teach the Knights by using NHL videos, and he highlighted the Detroit Red Wings’ way.

“Babs wants me to be an elite player, he sees that inside of me and that’s all you can ask for in a head coach — to believe in you and show their support,” Kadri said. “What he wants of me, I want, too. It’s not far-fetched (to realize his goal of becoming an all-star and, one day, Canadian Olympian). I know how to handle myself and I’ve gained the experience.”

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A One-Year Extension For Nazem Kadri In Toronto

via the Toronto Maple Leafs,

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Sunday that the club has signed forward Nazem Kadri to a one-year contract extension.

Kadri, 24, finished fourth among Maple Leaf skaters in scoring last season with 39 points (18 goals, 21 assists) in 73 regular season games. The London, Ontario native has appeared in 250 career NHL games – all with Toronto – and has collected 152 points (64 goals, 88 assists) to go along with 134 penalty minutes. Kadri was originally drafted by the Maple Leafs in the first round (7th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

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Video- Nazem Kadri Suspended Four Games

Numerous report of Nazem Kadri receiving a four game suspension for a bad hit a few nights ago.

I will update this post as soon as the official NHL suspension is released, but in the meantime, here is the hit.

 

 

 

 

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Video- Nazem Kadri With An Illegal Check To The Head

Two minutes for illegal hit to the head for Kadri on this hit...

 

 

Andrew Ference with a message for Kadri, watch below...

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Video- Nazem Kadri Today

Kadri met with the media after practice today, he is scheduled to play tomorrow night.

 

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Keep It In The Room

from Mike Johnston of Sportsnet,

The Toronto Maple Leafs caused a bit of a ruckus Wednesday when president Brendan Shanahan announced the team was extending Nazem Kadri’s punishment by at least two more games.

Some praised the decision to make an example of players that don’t abide by the rules, but others questioned the manner in which the team went about it.

Sportsnet’s Doug MacLean believes the Maple Leafs mishandled the situation. He also said off-ice incidents with players happen all the time, only most teams keep the discipline private.

“I had a situation with [Nikolai] Zherdev [in Columbus] where I had to hire a private investigator to follow him for a week and come back to me with a written report as to what was really going on with this guy,” the former Blue Jackets general manager told Dean Blundell & Co. Thursday on Sportsnet 590 The Fan. “Then I got [the report] and I dealt with Zherdev and, yeah, he sat out some games, but nobody had a clue that it was going on. Nobody.”

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Afternoon Line- Howard Berger On Brendan Shanahan

You deliberately come before the media on the morning of a home game to castigate one of your players… and now you want everyone else to be quiet? To (in your words) “sweep it under the rug?”

I’m puzzled, Brendan.

For a guy that impressed so many people with thoughtful work during the lost season of 2004–05, and with innovative thinking while a National Hockey League executive in charge of discipline, today’s appearance before the cameras didn’t measure up.

I honestly hold you in higher esteem.

-Howard Berger of Beger Bytes where can read more on this topic...

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Brendan Shanahan Says Nazem Kadri Will Be A Healthy Scratch For The Next Two Games

via Ian Shantz tweets,

Shanahan says Kadri won't play next two games.

"There's more to this (then late for meeting.)"

Shanahan says "there's a history here" regarding Kadri. "Incidents like this won't be tolerated."

Shanahan: "The easiest thing to do would be to sweep this under the rug. We would not be doing Naz a service if we did that."

Shanahan insists Kadri has a future with Leafs.

"This is a moment when I player has to look in the mirror and make some decisions." — Shanahan on Kadri. Surprise address done.

added 11:58am, Peter Horachek addresses the Kadri situation below, then does the Scotty Bowman trick and changes the subject.

Also, watch Brendan Shanahan below as he announces Kadri out for at least two games.

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Video- Nazem Kadri Talks About Missing Practice Yesterday

via Sportsnet,

Nazem Kadri faces the media a day after missing a Maple Leafs team meeting, says he’s ready to face the music and it will never happen again.

Kadri will be a healthy scratch tonight.

 

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Short Video- Peter Horachek On Nazem Kadri Being Late For A Team Meeting Today

via Sportsnet,

Maple Leafs head coach Peter Horachek explains that Nazem Kadri was late for a team meeting, so Horachek sent him home.

 

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