Jets: Byfuglien, Winnipeg Settle Their Differences

The Winnipeg Jets and defenceman Dustin Byfuglien have come to terms on an agreement to terminate his contract, the NHL announced Friday. According to the release, Byfuglien and the Jets agreed to resolve the grievance filed by the blueliner in September of 2019. That grievance was filed after he was suspended by the Jets forContinue reading “Jets: Byfuglien, Winnipeg Settle Their Differences”

Matt Cooke: “I Need to Change”

Matt Cooke has apologized for his brutal elbow on New York Rangers defenceman Ryan McDonagh and realizes that he needs to make some changes to the way he plays the game. “I realize and understand, more so now than ever, that I need to change,” Cooke told Pittsburgh reporters. “That’s what I wanted my messageContinue reading “Matt Cooke: “I Need to Change””

Cooke Suspended 10 Games and First Round of Playoffs

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Matt Cooke has been suspended for 10 games, which amounts to the rest of the regular season, and the first round of the playoffs for his recent elbow to the head of New York Rangers defenceman Ryan McDonagh. Thankfully McDonagh wasn’t injured on the play. “Mr. Cooke, a repeat offender, directly andContinue reading “Cooke Suspended 10 Games and First Round of Playoffs”

The Sutton Suspension

One of the more obvious inferences in the world is to say that hockey is a physical game. People get hurt, people fight, people hit. But there is also a realization in hockey, as there is in any sport, that players do not attempt to injure their opponents. There is a code of ethics inContinue reading “The Sutton Suspension”

Ovie Suspended Two Games

Washington’s Alex Ovechkin was suspended for two games on Tuesday following a knee-on-knee hit during Monday’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes. The hit was to Tim Gleason of the Hurricanes and it managed to take out both players, with Ovie getting the worst of it. The Capitals announced that Ovechkin was day-to-day following the hit,Continue reading “Ovie Suspended Two Games”