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Sharks’ Jamie McGinn to have a little conversation with Colin Campbell today

Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos found out when San Jose Sharks defenseman Jamie McGinn will get a phone call from NHL disciplinarian Colin Campbell for his hit on Vancouver Canucks defenseman Aaron Rome:

#Sharks McGinn faces possible suspension for hitting #Canucks Rome from behind. A phone hearing is scheduled with #NHL today @ 2:30 pm.

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Not sure how that can be suspendable. He didn’t lunge for the head, he turns to try and make a legitimate hit. I can see charging but otherwise there isn’t much there.

Posted by timbits on 05/21/11 at 02:34 PM ET

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Good clean Shark hockey.

Pfft.

Posted by 42jeff from The greater Howard City, MI metroplex on 05/21/11 at 02:52 PM ET

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Wrong on-ice call. Shoulder-to-shoulder hit, no boarding, possibly charging, but the 5 minute major was not warranted, and a suspension would be wrong. But then it is Colin Campbell, so who knows?

Posted by pac northwest on 05/21/11 at 03:20 PM ET

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Yea I agree pac nw, I don’t even think that was a penalty.  Boarding if anything, even that would be borderline.  Shocked when it was called, but then I quickly realized I was watching the Canucks - and it was all clear.  big surprise

Posted by WingMan from The Q C on 05/21/11 at 05:14 PM ET

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