Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 11/21/11 at 10:28 PM ET
from Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun,
While the hockey world’s eyes were on Sidney Crosby’s return to the Pittsburgh Penguins lineup Monday night, the Senators had an eye turned toward the NHL’s chief disciplinarian.
The Senators are wondering if NHL VP of safety Brendan Shanahan takes action against either Alex Burrows or Andrew Alberts of the Vancouver Canucks.
While Alberts’ hit from behind on Kaspars Daugavins will automatically be reviewed, Shanahan’s challenge is to decide what happened with Burrows when Maxim Lapierre slammed Jesse Winchester into an open Canucks bench door in the first period of Sunday’s game.
It’s up to Shanahan to decide if he’s going to take any action or accept Burrows’ explanation that the door wasn’t latched.
Watch the Lapierre hit on Winchester below…
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