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Re: Round 1: Colorado Avalanche vs. St. Louis Blues
« Reply #30 on: May 22, 2021, 11:16:09 AM »
Dept. of Player safety is a JOKE!  The stripes suck with inconsistent calls and make up calls. such BS

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Re: Round 1: Colorado Avalanche vs. St. Louis Blues
« Reply #31 on: May 22, 2021, 02:02:14 PM »

It's pretty well established that 1 playoff game = 2 regular season games. So this is a 16 game suspension in the regular season. For a guy with Kadri's suspension history I don't hate that, the problem is like Bednar says when you compare it to the standard established from other headshots it doesn't really line up.

Call other head shots even for first time offenders 3-5 games (and then make it clear that repeat offenders get a certain multiplier) and this is fine. But that's not what's happening.
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Re: Round 1: Colorado Avalanche vs. St. Louis Blues
« Reply #32 on: May 22, 2021, 02:32:27 PM »
What would Wilson get for the same hit?

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Re: Round 1: Colorado Avalanche vs. St. Louis Blues
« Reply #33 on: May 22, 2021, 02:45:52 PM »
What would Wilson get for the same hit?

Wilson's hit that got him the 20 game suspension (eventually reduced to 14) was actually pretty similar to Kadri's. Both blindside headshots (Wilson came from a more unsuspecting angle). So I would wonder if the league used that as the template but dropped it a bit since Wilson's eventually got reduced by an arbitrator.

Which again kinda goes back to my problem with it. An arbitrator might eventually think this one needs to get reduced for the same reason Wilson's was... even as a repeat offender it's too high based off the light suspensions other players are given. So start giving harsher suspensions to start and you can freely go big on the repeat guys.
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Re: Round 1: Colorado Avalanche vs. St. Louis Blues
« Reply #34 on: May 23, 2021, 07:30:23 PM »

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Re: Round 1: Colorado Avalanche vs. St. Louis Blues
« Reply #35 on: May 23, 2021, 07:44:14 PM »
Reduced to $5,000 fine?
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Re: Round 1: Colorado Avalanche vs. St. Louis Blues
« Reply #36 on: May 24, 2021, 11:46:19 PM »