Irresponsible Media: The Colin Campbell Saga That Has Been Swept Under the Rug

November 16th, 2010 by Mickey McGuire Leave a reply »
A series of emails National Hockey League Vice President and league disciplinarian Colin Campbell allegedly sent to NHL officials revealed that Campbell called Marc Savard of the Boston Bruins a "little fake artist" and criticized officials who called penalties on his son, NHL winger Gregory Campbell.

The emails, which were taken from the Dean Warren hearing in 2007 and leaked by Tyler Dellow of, not only confirm Campbell's incompetency and bias, but reveal that he holds some sort of grudge against Marc Savard.

Some NHL fans, specifically Bruins fans, are wondering if this grudge played a role in the non-suspension of Matt Cooke after he ended Marc Savard's season in 2009-2010 with a dirty hit to the head. 

Savard still is out of action because of that vicious hit that Cooke laid on him last year, yet there were no repercussions.

Campbell also decided that Sean Avery using the term "sloppy seconds" warranted a six-game suspension. It was initially an "indefinite suspension."

Earlier this season, Niklas Hjalmarsson of the Chicago Blackhawks slammed Jason Pominville of the Bu ...

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