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Shawn Thornton Suspended for 15 Games for attack on Brooks Orpik

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Gonna be a little while until we see this again.
Gonna be a little while until we see this again.
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The NHL Department of Player Safety has handed down their decision on Shawn Thornton. He will be suspended for 15 games for his attack on Brooks Orpik:

The suspension will keep Shawn Thornton off the roster for these games, including the ones already served:

  • 30 Sun, Dec 8, 2013 @ Toronto Maple Leafs
  • 31 Tue, Dec 10, 2013 @ Calgary Flames
  • 32 Thu, Dec 12, 2013 @ Edmonton Oilers
  • 33 Sat, Dec 14, 2013 @ Vancouver Canucks
  • 34 Tue, Dec 17, 2013 Calgary Flames
  • 35 Thu, Dec 19, 2013 @ Buffalo Sabres
  • 36 Sat, Dec 21, 2013 Buffalo Sabres
  • 37 Mon, Dec 23, 2013 @ Nashville Predators
  • 38 Fri, Dec 27, 2013 Ottawa Senators
  • 39 Sat, Dec 28, 2013 @ Ottawa Senators
  • 40 Tue, Dec 31, 2013 New York Islanders
  • 41 Thu, Jan 2, 2014 Nashville Predators
  • 42 Sat, Jan 4, 2014 Winnipeg Jets
  • 43 Tue, Jan 7, 2014 @ Anaheim Ducks
  • 44 Thu, Jan 9, 2014 @ Los Angeles Kings

Here is the video:

So, what do you think? Too many games? Too few? Just what you expected?