NHL: Matt Cooke Hit Unpunished, Colin Campbell Declares Headshots Legal

March 10th, 2010 by Chris Miller Leave a reply »
Get your headshots in while they are still legal.

That was the message Colin Campbell and the NHL declared to its players on Wednesday following the decision not to suspend Matt Cooke for his blindside hit on Marc Savard last Sunday.

You have got to be kidding.

Colin Campbell let Cooke, a repeat offender, off the hook?

And the Boston Bruins are left with its impact player recovering from a Grade Two concussion?


Following three days of general manager meetings, with the hot topic of illegal hits on everyone's minds, Campbell seemed to declare the NHL's intentions for the future.

"Oh, well we'll just start caring about our players next year."

Campbell based his decision on Cooke in relation to the suspension he handed Mike Richards for a similar hit delivered to David Booth .

Richards wasn't suspended, so Cooke won't be either?


Rumor and sources say Campbell's decision revolved around consistency.

Yes, Colin Campbell, you've been consistently dumb.

First of all, Cooke has been suspended twice sinc ...

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