Brendan Shanahan

Felger & Mazz in studio. (Photo by Justin Opiechowski)

Felger & Mazz: April 11, 2013

The Felger and Massarotti Show from Thursday, April 11.

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/11/2013

Brad Marchand grabs his head after taking an elbow from Anton Volchenkov. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Can Suspend Volchenkov, But That Won’t Help Marchand, Bruins

Brendan Shanahan is not doing enough to prevent needless injuries like Brad Marchand’s from occurring.


Dennis Wideman #6 of the Washington Capitals skates during an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center on March 22, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Toucher & Rich: Why Did Wideman Get Such A Big Contract?

Ryan Kennedy from The Hockey News joined Toucher & Rich to discuss Adam Oates getting voted into the Hall of Fame, the contract Dennis Wideman got from the Calgary Flames and new goalie Malcolm Subban.

98.5 The Sports Hub–06/28/2012

David Krejci. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: Shanahan Suspends Glass Panes For Hit On Krejci

NHL senior vice president of player safety Brendan Shanahan makes a video every time he delivers a ruling. Well someone took a video of Shanahan and spliced in their own audio and a video of the glass pane falling on David Krejci.

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/19/2012

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Toucher & Rich: Backstrom Suspension From A Washington Perspective

Comcast SportsNet Washington’s Chuck Gormley spoke with Toucher & Rich about the suspension of Nicklas Backstrom, the addition of John Erskine to the lineup, Karl Alzner and his prediction for the series.

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/19/2012

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

The D.A. Show: Backstrom’s Suspension From A Washington Perspective

Alan May of Comcast SportsNet Washington joined D.A. to discuss the NHL Playoffs so far. The two discussed the suspension of Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom. Should it really have been ruled a match penalty by the officials?

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/18/2012

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Backstrom Suspended One Game For Crosschecking Peverley

Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom has been suspended for one game for crosschecking Bruins forward Rich Peverley after Boston’s Game 3 win Monday night.


Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Caps’ Backstrom Called For Match Penalty, Likely Facing Suspension

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstom received a match penatly after the final buzzer of Monday Night’s Game 3 against the Bruins, and could find himself watching Thursday’s Game 4.


Jason Chimera (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Report: No Suspension For Chimera’s Hit On McQuaid

BOSTON (CBS) — Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid left the ice Thursday night in bad shape after a high-speed, dangerous hit from Jason Chimera. The Capitals forward was issued a five-minute major for charging, which automatically […]


Jason Chimera is sent off the ice after receiving a five-minute major penalty for charging against the Bruins. The resulting hit took Adam McQuaid out of the game. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Chimera’s Hit On McQuaid Should Draw Suspension From Shanahan

Based on Andrew Ference’s suspension in January, Brendan Shanahan should suspend Jason Chimera for his hit on Adam McQuaid.