Brendan Shanahan, the Director of Player Safety, for the National Hockey League has announced a three game suspension for Zack Kassian of the Vancouver Canucks, following a dangerous hit from behind, in a game earlier this week, against the Dallas Stars.Kassian is a repeat offender, and as such will sit for three games, for his hit from behind on Brenden Dillon of the Stars, late...
A split-second of indiscretion has landed one player in Brendan Shanahan's dog house and another on the shelf.Shanahan, the NHL's director of the Office of Player Safety, has suspended Colorado Avalanche defenseman Eric Johnson for two games, a first-timer punishment for a vicious slash to the hand of New York Islanders centerman Frans Nielsen - a blow that fractured...
It's a ritual of Hockey Hall of Fame induction weekend for members of the selection committee to read the plaques of incoming members.
As chairman Pat Quinn read Brendan Shanahan's on Friday, he paused to go off script.
''The only player in NHL history to record 600 goals and 2,000 penalty minutes,'' Quinn read aloud before ad-libbing. ''You can...
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November 11, 2013
Three Stanley Cups, 656 goals, 1,354 points in 1,524 games played and the "Shanahan Summit" under his belt.
"Meh?" Maybe, per NHL.com's Dan Rosen:
While praising the five new members who will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman singled out his own employee as his "personal favorite." Brendan Shanahan...
If you're an NHL player, you probably don't appreciate somebody fooling with your stick. Unless that somebody is one of hockey's all-time greats. And the way he fools with it helps send you on your way to your own Hall of Fame career.
As Brendan Shanahan, a prolific scorer with 656 goals in 22 seasons, heads into the hockey Hall on Monday, NHL.com recounted the story...
Brendan Shanahan was capable of producing a Gordie Howe Hat Trick on any night.
He was a scorer, a playmaker and a fighter.
And now he's in the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Shanahan, who played nine of his 21 NHL seasons with the Detroit Red Wings, had to wait one more year than many expected, but he's in.
The announcement was made Tuesday afternoon with Shanahan, 44, joining...
Brendan Shanahan explains the suspension.
Brendan Shanahan is a Hall of Fame player. What he was able to accomplish on the ice ranks with the all-time greats of the game.
But hockey is rooted in strong traditions and has a code of conduct that one is expected to uphold. Hockey players might be brutish on the ice, but the off-the-ice code calls for them to be gentlemen first and foremost.
Combining talent, personality and...
Give the guy credit, not everyone would be cool with this.
You may not agree with the way he doles out suspensions and fines, but you have to admit that Brendan Shanahan, the NHL’s head disciplinarian, does have the ability to laugh at himself. On the flip side, maybe his smile is saying “once this photoshoot is done with I’m totally going to hand your ass to you and your...
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Brendan Shanahan's gig as NHL disciplinarian has made him an unpopular man. But, as witnessed by a fan's photo, he seems to be taking it in stride.