130r - (Brian Clarke)Member since November 19, 2007
Habs fan since: 1971
Favorite current player: Tom Kostopolous
All-time favorite player: Guy Lafleur
- Comment on Ruutu gone for two (2008-11-12 15:00:36)
I'm a converted Max fan. I think from the 2nd half of last year to now one of our most improved players.
- Comment on Video update: Kostopoulos suspended 3 games (2008-11-10 17:27:24)
Can't wait to hear the Toronto Sports Network's spin on it. At least the Habs will get an acknowledgment of existence.
- Comment on Video update: Kostopoulos suspended 3 games (2008-11-10 17:21:07)
What a complete load of BS. "Chased him down". Gimme a break. Makes this sound like the Bertuzzi/Moore incident. Absolutely agree this is punishing the result not the action. It was a bang bang play.I still say there is no way in the millisecond from the time Van Ryn turned his back to the hit there is no way TK could have pulled up. If he had he simply wouldn't have been doing his job. I'm pissed. Living in the TO area I thought the entitlement had gone from the Leafs...maybe so but not from the league's perspective.
- Comment on Video update: Kostopoulos suspended 3 games (2008-11-10 16:59:51)
In all honesty I don't think this was a dirty hit. On the face of it is. Van Ryn did turn at the last minute and there was little TK could do. TV does not do justice the speed that these guys play at and there was no way TK could pull up. This was as Damian Cox wrote on his blog a "good play gone bad". I thought the hit on AK46 by Sauer was far worse flying elbows and all. So on the face of it I would have supported a 1 game suspension to "appease". Van Ryn also turned and looked and took it for granted that TK would pull up. 3 games is a joke. Earwig from Toronto should be up to 25 games as JimVinny put it....his hits are premeditated. That's all for this rant.