In late November Max Pacioretty admitted he was confused about the criteria the league was using to adjudicate ‘head shots’. He had just been hit with a three game ban for elbowing Pittsburgh’s Kris Letang. Five months later and the rest of the hockey world is still trying to figure out how Shanahan makes his decisions.
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The NHL has suspended Buffalo defenceman Tyler Myers three games for a hit from behind on the Canadiens Scott Gomez Monday night in Buffalo. Tyler Myers was given a two minute penalty for boarding. It was a dangerous hit and the NHL player safety department decided supplementary discipline was required following a Tuesday afternoon hearing. Shanahan revealed in his report that Gomez was injured on the play, something not revealed by the Canadiens.