Morning Free Association: One Game Suspension

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Thursday was a travel day for both the Boston Bruins and the St Louis Blues. Matt Grzelcyk, who sustained a concussion in a boarding incident in Game 2, did not travel with the team and is listed as day-to-day. Oskar Sundqvist, who boarded Grzelcyk, traveled back to St Louis and had a conference call with the NHL Department of Player Safety regarding this already penalized hit.

Predictably, Sundqvist was suspended for Game 3 of the SCF. The video sums it up as Sundqvist had plenty of time from the face-off dot to the boards to prevent the hit. He saw the numbers the whole time. He had a choice.

he chose poorly

In the meantime, maybe his Bruins teammates can learn how to spell Grzelcyk’s last name.

Game 3 is tomorrow night in St. Louis at 8pm.

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IntentionallyWidenberg
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The irony of it being Sundqvist to make that hit after missing 8 games due to a head-shot is something.

Glad he got a game. Ultimately it probably isn’t a huge difference-maker in the series (though the Grzelcyk injury might be if he misses multiple games).

On a weird and depressing note, I heard 98.5’s Marc Bertrand say that when he was searching Twitter for hints of the results of the Player Safety hearing, searching for Sundqvist resulted in a twitter search for the keyword “charging”. You know how that happens? When there aren’t enough exact-match results, you get results for related topics, and the Blues fans had been flooding Twitter with the whataboutism of “why isn’t Krug getting a hearing for charging?” Awesome.
Thanks hockey twitter.

Satan 81's Sister
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Satan 81's Sister

Morning all. Going to Boston and hanging out with kick ass people is fun. Coming back and going through a backlog of emails is not fun.

But another thing that’s fun is I FINALLY GET TO MOVE INTO MY NEW PLACE TOMORROW!

Quaider4ever
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Quaider4ever

Make sure the cable is in by 8!!!! Can you still see the covered bridge or just you go to web cam like everyone else??

Satan 81's Sister
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Satan 81's Sister

No more covered Bridge view, just when I pass it to go to work.

And cable and internet is already sorted because priorities! lol

IntentionallyWidenberg
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IntentionallyWidenberg

So you’re saying we need to put another spy camera someplace closer to your new place.
Got it.

Satan 81's Sister
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Satan 81's Sister

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BagelBruin
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BagelBruin

If Game 3 goes into 6 OTs, I won’t mind. It’s the weekend!

Quaider4ever
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Quaider4ever

As long as the Bruins win!!

Quaider4ever
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Quaider4ever

Hi All!!!
Looking forward to game 3!! Even though these games set my nervous system on fire, I love them!!!
Was hoping to disc golf with Tallest, but yesterday’s rain set me back at work…. sad

Quaider4ever
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Quaider4ever

One game is about right, based on DPS’ history. Couldn’t they suspend Parayco, Pahar.., Paa…, Couldn’t they suspend Pietre, Pietdj,Pie, … Couldn’t they suspend Schenn instead?

IntentionallyWidenberg
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IntentionallyWidenberg

Can they suspend Ryan O’Reilly for stupid beardism?