Krug blames Brian Gionta’s genetics, not Matt Bartkowski, for the result of the hit.
Despite his reputation as an agitator, Marchand will NOT face league discipline for the call according to CSNNE insider Joe Haggerty. Haggs also spoke about Shawn Thornton’s suspension appeal and what will happen there.
Felger and Mazz are both on board with Shawn Thornton’s 15-game suspension. Even though it sounds like a high number, the punishment fits the crime.
Ryan Johnston and Mike Flynn filled in for a vacationing Toucher & Rich, and both Hub hosts feel like 15 games is way too much for a player who has never been suspended before.
It’s an Agenda-Free Friday and one of the topics of discussion was the seven game suspension of John Scott of the Buffalo Sabres. Felger & Mazz both feel seven games is not enough.