Carcillo Suspended Four Games, Should Flyers Do So Too?

Posted: 6th December 2009 by Tom Dougherty in NHL
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PHILADELPHIA — Danny Carcillo has been suspended four games by the National Hockey League for a first period sucker punch of Washington Capitals’ Matt Bradley in Saturday night’s 8-2 loss, which resulted in 19 penalty minutes. On the ensuing nine-minute power play, Washington went onto score three goals. The punch ultimately doomed the Flyers as we will never know how the game would have played out if it hadn’t have happened. At the time of the fight, it was a tie game. The momentum was just shifting Philadelphia’s way in Peter Laviolette’s debut as head coach, one day after replacing John Stevens behind the bench. Since the league took action against Carcillo for another classless act by a player with a bad reputation, you gotta wonder whether Laviolett ...

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