Hockey News: Violence in the NHL; Injuries for Everybody

Zac Rinaldo is pretty happy about the Bruins/Penguins game because no one is really talking about this: [NESN]

Dion Phaneuf decided to get in on the disciplinary hearing action. [Toronto Sun]

Some strong words for Gary Bettman and the state of his NHL. [Trib Live]

Photo credit: SlidingSideways, Flickr CC
Photo credit: SlidingSideways, Flickr CC

Claude Julien had a lot to say about the incidents from Saturday night. So did Don Cherry. [National Post]

James Neal is facing suspension as well for his reckless knee to the head of Brad Marchand. Luckily, Marchand was fine and played the next night, but still, Neal what were you thinking? [Too Many Men on the Site]

Meanwhile, Brooks Orpik has been placed on the IR. [Penguins]

Sean Avery throws his in two cents, which is worth about as much as two cents. [Battle of Cali]

Not everyone in the Boston media found a way to justify Thornton’s actions. [CBS Boston]

Canadian Junior star Jonathan Drouin has a concussion from this hit that was deemed legal. [Buzzing the Net]

Marc Staal is out with a possible concussion. [SB Nation]

Philadelphia Flyers - Vincent Lecavalier - Photo by Andy Martin Jr
Philadelphia Flyers – Vincent Lecavalier – Photo by Andy Martin Jr

Vinny Lecavalier will be out around a month with a back injury. [TSN]

Corey Crawford is injured too. [The Hockey News]

You know what the Maple Leafs need? Wayne Gretzky. [Editor in Leaf]

Are the Panthers going to trade Dmitry Kulikov? [The Rat Trick]

Now for some nice hockey news, Patrick Wey made his NHL debut this weekend. [Washington Post]

The Board of Governors meetings are set to get underway. Lots on the agenda. [ESPN]

And finally, if you’re eating, you might want to wait before checking out this picture. [Puck Daddy]