Hockey Has Cheap Shots and Suspensions Too
Yeah, Amare and Diaw weren’t the only ones who got suspended for a playoff game. Back in that other sport, you know, hockey, Chris Pronger won’t be on the ice tonight for Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals between the Ducks and Red Wings. The Ducks felt it wasn’t a cheap shot, that it was a legit hit, and they feel it’s a wrongful suspension. Join the club. Their argument is that the hit was at a 45 degree angle by Pronger on Tomas Holstrom. You make the call:
The suspension leaves the Ducks at a disadvantage tonight, and could put them in a 3-1 hole. They seem doomed to me.