Tom Renney’s words have got him into trouble with the NHL.
The league has fined the Edmonton Oilers head coach $10,000 (U.S.) for comments he made following his club’s 2-0 loss to the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night.
After the game, Renney suggested the Oilers didn’t get more calls in their favour because "maybe [the NHL] needs Hollywood in the playoffs."
If you are looking for an up-to-date list of all the players that have suffered concussions this season vs players that have been suspended for those hits, CBC is the place to go. There is a bit of back story listed with each injury - usually only a sentence or two.
Concussions and suspensions continue to be two hot topics during the 2011-12 NHL season.
The issues became intertwined when the NHL further tweaked its Rule 48 blindside headshot rule last spring and league vice-president of player safety Brendan Shanahan was given the mandate to deliver stern suspensions for those who target the head when they check an opponent.
Mike Milbury has apologized to Sidney Crosby.
Milbury, who works for CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada and appears on NBC’s NHL broadcasts, called Crosby "Little Goody Two Shoes" and suggested Bylsma "take off his skirt" during an interview with Philadelphia radio station 94WIP on Monday, a day after a late-game brawl between the Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers.