The prefect of discipline from the NHL, Colin Campbell, has no time to be unemployed by these days so it plays on different pig ice. Thus, forward Matt Cooke was in charge for four games, already the Pittsburgh Penguins have to fend for a long time and for much longer without their two masterpieces, the forwards Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin.
When visiting the Columbus Blue Jackets at Pittsburgh on Tuesday night, Cooke has inherited a major for an assault from behind against Fedor Tyutin defender.
Sunday, when the Penguins visit to Washington, Cooke had been lucky to get away with disciplinary action for releasing the knee after causing a collision with Alexander Ovechkin voluntary who is it fortunately escaped without injury.
Cooke is the same man who had pinned a Marc Savard helpless during the visit of the Boston Bruins at Pittsburgh, 7 March 2010. Suffered a severe concussion, Savard does it really never recovered. It is again fell in battle in Denver last January 22. Until further notice, his season is over and his career is in jeopardy.
Volchenkov also suspended
Colin Campbell has also pinned for three games defenseman Anton Volchenkov, of New Jersey.
Tuesday night, during the visit of the Carolina Hurricanes in Newark, Volchenkov reached forward Zach Boychuk to the head with an elbow.
When the incident occurred at 9 minutes 2 seconds of the second period, the former Ottawa Senators was sentenced as a minor penalty for his actions.
A concussion for Alex Tanguay Finally, forward Alex Tanguay, Calgary Flames, is the latest NHL player to have his name placed on the disabled list because of a concussion.
The former of the Avalanche, Canadiens and the Lightning was injured during the visit of the Chicago Blackhawks at Calgary on Monday night.
In his second stint with the Flames who made great strides in recent weeks to move to eighth in the standings of the Western Conference, Tanguay had forged an interesting record of 14-28 - 42 in 55 games.
Former Halifax Mooseheads will obviously not be available for the second Heritage Classic played outside at McMahon Stadium between the Canadiens and the Flames, February 20.