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Was John Scott ‘just doing his job?’

The Boston Globe's Fluto Shinzawa spends the first part of his weekly notebook discussing the evolution of the Department of Player Safety from the Matt Cooke-on-Marc Savard hit some four years ago to the implementation of rules against hits to the head and the most recent example of the league punishing a player for a hit to the head in the John Moore-on-Erik Haula hit, but then he goes on to launch a rather passionate defense of John Scott's decision to leave the San Jose Sharks' bench to fight Tim Jackman.

It's a curious contradiction, and I'm curious as to what you think about this:

John Scott is out $17,073.18 after the league suspended him for two games following his fight last Sunday with Anaheim’s Tim Jackman. The Sharks should do the right thing and get that cash back in Scott’s pocket. On the play, the San Jose tough guy did exactly what his employer hired him to do. Scott and Jackman had tangled earlier in the game.

Scott didn’t have issues about that fight. But the ex-Sabre didn’t appreciate Jackman’s third-period engagement of Marc-Edouard Vlasic. Jackman had 10 scraps last season, according to http://www.hockeyfights.com Vlasi.c, the Sharks’ ace defenseman and one of their best players, has one career fight: a hiss-and-scratcher against Daniel Briere in 2009.

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Anaheim Ducks Acquire Tim Jackman From Calgary

ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired right wing Tim Jackman from the Calgary Flames in exchange for a sixth-round selection in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

Jackman, 32 (11/14/81), has scored 24-40=64 points with 654 penalty minutes (PIM) in 400 career NHL games with Columbus, Phoenix, Los Angeles, the New York Islanders and Calgary. The 6-2, 225-pound winger appeared in his 400th career contest on Nov. 14, a 7-3 Flames loss vs. Dallas. In 10 contests this season, Jackman has gone scoreless with 40 PIM.

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Flames Sign Tim Jackman

Calgary, AB - Calgary Flames General Manager Darryl Sutter announced today the signing of forward Tim Jackman to a two year contract.

Jackman was drafted in the second round, 38th overall in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft by the Columbus Blue Jackets. The 6’4” 210 pound forward has played the past two seasons with the New York Islanders, leading his team in penalty minutes each year and in hits (151) during the 2008-09 campaign. In 191 NHL career games, the native of Minot, ND has recorded 28 points and 357 penalty minutes.

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