Brendan Shanahan released this video earlier today, announcing a 25-game suspension for Raffi Torres' check to Marian Hossa's head in Game 3 of the Coyotes' first-round series against the Chicago Blackhawks.
- Torres was guilty of three penalties for the same hit: interference, charging, and intentional hit to the head
- Torres has a long history of supplemental disclipline for head shots
- Hossa's major injury played a role in the decision.
So what do you think? Has Shanahan "fixed" hockey now? Is this a smokescreen meant to "set the example" similar to Matt Cooke's lengthy suspension last year? Do you see things changing from here? Sound off in the comments.