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Could Dion Phaneuf face suspension for hit on John Tavares?

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11:26 AM ET 01.25 | Maples Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf could face possible NHL discipline for his hit on New York Islanders center John Tavares on Thursday night. Tavares crumpled to the ice after being hit head first into the boards by Phaneuf, as the Islanders' Matt Moulson scored just a few seconds after. Phaneuf was not penalized on the play nor has he been suspended by the NHL for any prior infractions.

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January 25, 2013  11:30 AM ET

Could Dion Phaneuf face suspension for hit on John Tavares?

Leaf fans everywhere are hopeful

January 25, 2013  11:30 AM ET

I know To***to fans that would say yes. ;-)

January 25, 2013  11:30 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Could Dion Phaneuf face suspension for hit on John Tavares?

Leaf fans everywhere are hopeful

Great minds...yada yada yada

January 25, 2013  11:32 AM ET

You be da judge....

January 25, 2013  11:35 AM ET

It had to be done....

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January 25, 2013  12:08 PM ET
QUOTE(#5):

It had to be done....

Put your hat on right you're not six years old anymore:)

January 25, 2013  12:08 PM ET

He should be suspended on general principles...

January 25, 2013  12:11 PM ET

He's probably still pissed he took out Lupul.

January 25, 2013  12:14 PM ET
QUOTE(#5):

It had to be done....

Put your hat on right you're not six years old anymore:)

January 25, 2013  12:18 PM ET

how'd the refs not call it? Not suspendable though.

January 25, 2013  12:22 PM ET
QUOTE(#10):

Put your hat on right you're not six years old anymore:)

the lights were glaring into the back of his neck, he had to wear it like that

January 25, 2013  12:30 PM ET
QUOTE(#12):

the lights were glaring into the back of his neck, he had to wear it like that

and what explains his pants sagging below his knees?

January 25, 2013  12:40 PM ET

Pens beat Philly, Rangers.
Leafs beat Pens.
Islanders beat Leafs.
Islanders win cup.

January 25, 2013  12:46 PM ET
QUOTE(#12):

the lights were glaring into the back of his neck, he had to wear it like that

Didn't read the included instructions.

January 25, 2013  01:00 PM ET
QUOTE(#15):

Didn't couldn't read the included instructions.

Fixed.

January 25, 2013  01:10 PM ET
QUOTE(#14):

Pens beat Philly, Rangers. Leafs beat Pens. Islanders beat Leafs. Islanders win cup.

i was thinking of that the other day, those that are off to *gasp* two or three losses can just turn around and beat a 'contender' and then the perception is completely different...

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January 25, 2013  01:38 PM ET
QUOTE(#13):

and what explains his pants sagging below his knees?

umm....he's a doofus?

 
January 25, 2013  01:45 PM ET
QUOTE(#18):

You're not supposed to drink the bong water.

Hahahahaha :)

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