Suspensions: NHL Should Give Longer Lengths Towards Them

February 4th, 2011 by Peter Bojarinov Leave a reply »
I think the suspensions should be dealt with a 25/50/25 ratio.

1. 1st 25%—Reputation, have they had a suspension before, who are they?

Player types:

Yes if it's Sidney Crosby who is at fault, I think these type of players should be fined more harshly, so fans get to see what they paid to see, a superstar playing, but then their bank accounts are hit more.

Then, if it's a regular in the lineup, for example a Kevin Bieska or Francois Beauchemin type, they shouldn't get fined as much, but should be suspended longer.

Third if it's a player who is usually riding the pines, example "BizNasty" (Paul Bissonnette) he should receive about as much as Crosby gets, but receives a large fine as well as the team receiving the same amount for playing him that night. (If he's out of the lineup for a long time, it might actually help the team because they might replace him with a Miroslav Satan-type player would could come into the line up and put up 5 times the amount of points that player would).

Fourth would be an enforcer, like a George Parros he should be out plenty, but not as much as the last type of player.

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