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01:43 PM ET 04.11 | New Jersey Devils defenseman Anton Volchenkov will have a discipline hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Thursday morning. The hearing was called because Volchenkov illegally elbowed Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand in the head. The incident occurred in the second period of Wednesday night's game. Marchand was forced to leave the contest and would not return. Volchenkov was given a five-minute major for elbowing and a game misconduct. The hearing will be held over the phone, which means Volchenkov can only be suspended a maximum of five games. As of Thursday, the Bruins have not updated Marchand's status.

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April 11, 2013  01:57 PM ET

lookout...Sherriff Shanahan is on the case

April 11, 2013  01:59 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

lookout...Sherriff Shanahan is on the case

At least this one.

April 11, 2013  02:10 PM ET

Volchenkov illegally elbowed Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand in the head.




As opposed to legally elbowing him...

April 11, 2013  02:10 PM ET

This should be an automatic five.

April 11, 2013  02:12 PM ET

three games max fine....

April 11, 2013  02:12 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

This should be an automatic five.

I agree Bishop but he won't get 5

April 11, 2013  02:13 PM ET

Hey Anton someone named Daniel's on the phone for you

April 11, 2013  02:13 PM ET

I like it better when, without causing catastrophic injury, Players handle it themselves. Taylor Hall let go a nasty chop in last nights playoff killing game for the Oilers. Before the game was over Phoenix had evened the ledger.

April 11, 2013  02:18 PM ET

Are they really getting along

April 11, 2013  02:24 PM ET

They way things are going we are going to be nostalgic about the good old days when Soupy was in charge.

April 11, 2013  02:26 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

lookout...Sherriff Shanahan is on the case

Let me ask you, Spiny. How do you think this case compares in severity and discipline with Cooke's hit on McDonagh from 2011?

April 11, 2013  02:28 PM ET

He got 4 games

April 11, 2013  02:35 PM ET

Good.

April 11, 2013  02:39 PM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Volchenkov illegally elbowed Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand in the head. As opposed to legally elbowing him...

I was thinking the exact same thing! Great minds think alike!!!!!!

April 11, 2013  02:44 PM ET
QUOTE(#14):

I was thinking the exact same thing! Great minds think alike!!!!!!

and so do yours ...
8^O)}

 
April 11, 2013  06:52 PM ET

For a change I think that was about right.

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