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- By jingqi86 [cn] Date 2012-09-06 2:13 AM
Scott Walker is automatically suspended as of right now, pending the National Hockey Leagues ruling on it. Antonio Brown Jersey . Very simply, take a look at the game sheet: 17:13.  Its the last five minutes of the game, Walker got two minutes for instigating, a five minute major and a ten minute misconduct. You get an instigator in the final five minutes and that player gets a one-game suspension and the coach is fined $10,000. But it always gets reviewed by the NHL to determine if it fits the criteria of what the spirit of the rule was when they put it in. That is, to prevent message-sending for the next game in response to something that happened earlier in the game, or just general mayhem that the NHL doesnt want to see. So it will be very interesting to see whether the NHL says, "You know what? It was a sucker punch and were automatically suspending him one game so lets just leave it intact," or will they say, "You know what? Thats not really what we had in mind when we put the instigator rule in and the one game suspension for the last five minutes," so it might get rescinded and Walker might get nothing. As strange as this may seem, theres the culture of the NHL and theres the culture of fighting in the NHL. And that culture says that when Scott Walker grabs you and rears back, you dont leave your hands at your side and you dont take a punch in the face, as Aaron Ward did. Yes, its blaming the victim to the nth degree and thats not right in normal society but its the culture of the NHL. It really boils down to what the league decides to do with the one game suspension, or if they believe that supplementary discipline is required. But based on Jordan Tootoo, Matt Walker, and things weve seen over the course of the year where guys have gotten the draw on the other guy really quickly and popped a guy in the face, they havent been suspended. Im not even sure Walker will get a game by the time its all said and done. Ryan Fitzpatrick Jersey . -- Serena Williams final tuneup for the London Olympics will be an All-American affair. Fred Jackson Jersey . Emery took full responsibilty for missing his second practice in a month on Monday, claiming to have gone to the wrong rink. Sebastian Janikowski Jersey . [Agencies] DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Three Pakistani intelligence officials say that Pakistans Taliban chief has been killed in a CIA missile strike and his body buried. Ryan Fitzpatrick Jersey . Trevor Plouffe obliged him. Plouffe hit a solo home run in the 11th inning, lifting the Twins over the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 Saturday for their season-high fourth straight win. Tim Tebow Jets Jersey . The most prominent among them is Tang Jun, president and CEO of Xin Hua Du Industrial Co. Tang has been chosen among Chinas Top 10 Economic Persons, Top 10 IT Persons and Top 10 Valuable CEOs. NORFOLK, Va. -- The Norfolk Admirals extended their professional hockey record with their 24th consecutive win on Friday night, beating the Binghamton Senators 3-1 in American Hockey League action Friday. The Admirals (51-18-3) also clinched the AHL regular-season title and will have home-ice advantage throughout the Calder Cup playoffs. Tyler Johnson scored his 30th goal of the year 2:51 into the third period, and that stood as the winner for Norfolld. Kenny Britt Jersey. . Johnson also had an assist. Mark Barberio and Trevor Smith also scored for the Admirals. Jack Downing replied for the Senators (28-39-6). Jaroslav Janus made 27 saves for Norfolk, while Robin Lehner stopped 32 shots for Binghamton. Under second-year head coach Jon Cooper, the Admirals have not lost since Feb. 5 and own the longest winning streak in AHL or NHL history. Their last 18 wins have all come in regulation. ' ' '
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