Day: May 12, 2014

Bruins’ Thornton Fined for Spraying Water on Habs’ Subban

Players on the bench should never interfere with gameplay on the ice.   That includes ‘harmless’ plays like spraying your water bottle into an opposing player’s face.    Shawn Thornton, I’m looking at you. As far as using punishment to deter such behavior, the NHL hasn’t been too successful. The fine levied on Thornton for his actions was a whopping $2,820.52 – the maximum allowed under the CBA. CBA Section 18.7 – Fines   A fine may be … up to 50% of the player’s salary … divided by the number of days in the regular season … but...

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Tonight’s NHL Playoff Referees – 5/12/14

Boston Bruins vs. Montreal Canadiens – Game 6 – 7:30pm Dan O’Halloran #13 Reg Season Playoffs Team Records   –  BOS 3-2 0-0   –  MTL 4-3 1-0 Minors per game 3.2 3.8 PIM per game 8.8 11.0 % more minors on road team 5.2% 12.7% Home win % 61% 50% Calls by Period* 1st 2nd 3rd  – Round 1 9 18 6  – Round 2 7 7 3  Total 16 25 9 Rd 1 Rd 2  Power Plays per Game 3.5 3.3 Average Minors by Team:   –  BOS 1.9, Opp 1.4 (26% more on BOS)   –  MTL 1.3,...

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