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Video: Craig Adams Suspended 1 Game for Pulling Hartnell’s Hair

This was once again a horrendous call by Shannahan & the NHL.  You can see on the bench Berube and Laviolette discussing sending out some Flyers.  Berube goes up to Simmonds and tells him what he wants him to do.

Simmonds skates all the way from the Flyers net across the blueline to Neal, and Hartnell makes a b-line to Crosby.  Even the announcers say that the referees were idiots.  Shannahan has lost his mind.  Bylsma was fined & Adams was suspended for instigating.  Insane.

The NFL has a rule that states that you can tackle by the hair.  Does the NHL really want to be a “he pulled my hair” league?  This is not my fathers NHL.

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  1. dwrocky321's Gravatar dwrocky321
    April 20, 2012 at 7:18 pm | Permalink

    Bullcrap,, pulling hair is a bitch move!! fight like a man, not a woman!!!!

  2. Pensfan's Gravatar Pensfan
    April 18, 2012 at 3:52 pm | Permalink

    Seriously, you can beat the shit out of someone, but don’t pull their hair. That’s a no no.

  3. Mark's Gravatar Mark
    April 18, 2012 at 1:18 pm | Permalink

    Go cook something. He wasnt engaged in a fight dumbass. Some faggot penguin started punching him while his back was turned.

  4. HartnellSleepsWithMen's Gravatar HartnellSleepsWithMen
    April 17, 2012 at 5:08 pm | Permalink

    Sounds like Duzio is a typical chin-strap-beard-wearing, faded-tattoo-wearing, toothless beer belly Philthadelphia loser fan. No wonder the whole entire planet Earth knows as fact that Philthy is the armpit of the country.
    I live in Bensalem, Pa 19020. Look it up. I know what I speak of.
    Self proclaimed “Borad Street Bullies”? More like the Broad Street Pussies if you ask me.

    • dwrocky321's Gravatar dwrocky321
      April 20, 2012 at 7:21 pm | Permalink

      Come ask me you pussy!! I lived in Philly myself. You pussburg people are all pussies!! Just like Crosby!!

    • Jon M.'s Gravatar Jon M.
      April 23, 2012 at 10:38 am | Permalink

      You are from Bensalem? Well then, you are right, you know all about armpits. “Borad Street Bullies????? Yup, you spell like you are from Bensalem as well.

  5. Angie's Gravatar Angie
    April 17, 2012 at 11:18 am | Permalink

    I agree with Jon Poor. My thoughts exactly!!!

  6. Duzio's Gravatar Duzio
    April 17, 2012 at 11:14 am | Permalink

    Typical chicken shit pittsburgh faggot… deleting my comment.

    Have fun with the national media after tomorrow evening defending your 3rd rate city and team. Losers. Not even a graceful loser, just a flat out loser.

    Asswhooping in every aspect of the game. Fucking pituiful.


  7. TANGER58's Gravatar TANGER58
    April 17, 2012 at 7:06 am | Permalink

    So now we get suspended for instigating a fight? So all the other fights, why wasn’t anyone suspended. Or is it that Hartnell cried he pulled my hair? I think Adams also stole your lunch Hartnell.


    Hopefully, all this crap will light a fire under the Penguins Tuckus!

    • April 17, 2012 at 7:11 am | Permalink

      Because the NHL has a rule that says if you instigate a fight with less than 5 minutes to go in a game, you will be given a one game suspension and your coach will be fined $10,000.

      • TANGER58's Gravatar TANGER58
        April 17, 2012 at 7:51 am | Permalink

        I know, but really, what is the difference.

        LETS GO PENS!

      • 87fan's Gravatar 87fan
        April 17, 2012 at 8:57 am | Permalink

        I’m familiar with rule 46.12. If you watch the video you will see berube sending simmonds out to instigate. Simmonds skates halfway across the ice and crosschecks Neal. Hartnell skates over to crosby and engages him. The problem is Pens fans easily accepting the Pens instigated this. the NHL is wrong. this is my first time on penguin poop? and looking at the stuff people blog here I apologize if i’m trolling a penguin hater blog.

        • TANGER58's Gravatar TANGER58
          April 17, 2012 at 9:54 am | Permalink

          Read…”I am not embarrassed by the Pittsburgh Penguins actions.”

          • dwrocky321's Gravatar dwrocky321
            April 20, 2012 at 7:39 pm | Permalink

            Why would you be? your a pit pussy,,,,,, sore looooooser!!!

        • Mike's Gravatar Mike
          April 17, 2012 at 5:03 pm | Permalink

          You’re still missing the point… it doesn’t matter what Simmonds or Hartnell or Crosby or anyone else did… none of them dropped the gloves and started a fight. The first person to drop their gloves and start swinging was Craig Adams, and he did it with someone who was already engaged with someone else.

          It’s not open to your interpretation, Craig Adams instigated the fight, and is automatically suspended, period. If Simmonds had skated out and dropped his gloves against an unaware/unwilling Neal, he would have been suspended. If Hartnell dropped his gloves against an unwilling/unaware player, he would have been suspended. The bottom line is that Craig Adams instigated a fight by dropping his gloves and swinging at an unprepared player, forcing the other player into a fight that might have otherwise not happened.

          Get over it… the Penguins are the goons here, and for a change, everyone in America sees it too.

          • dwrocky321's Gravatar dwrocky321
            April 20, 2012 at 7:35 pm | Permalink

            Nice observation,, very intelligent blog. You must be from Philly! My thoughts exactly! When Philly does something wrong I’ll call them out myself. If somebody from Philly pulled hair I would be ashamed. But Pit fans want to call Hartnell a crybaby. Sorry, but pulling hair is how women fight!!!

        • Mercury's Gravatar Mercury
          April 17, 2012 at 9:23 pm | Permalink

          87Fan. Are you watching the same damn game as the normal people are? Crosby came from behind and started to pull down Hartnell in a “horse collar” fashion. After he started to THEN push and shove with crosby, Adams came in and while Hartnell was engaged, started throwing punches. THATS the reason for the penalty. The fact it was in the last 5 mts was the reason for the suspension and fine. To prevent asshole coaches from sending out goons after a game is well decided to exact revenge. Oh wait. Thats what the Pens did!

          You frieken retards need to PAY attention and watch the game. Once again it was Crosby starting shit and leaving his teammates to protect his ass. And yes…If any frieken Flyer pulled this shit (which players have done before) I would friek out as well. As another poster said, It WASNT the flyers this time, it was your precious pens.

          Reffs being bought off? Again…watch the frieken game. So many late hits by the pens since game 1. And what happened? You guys had more PPs in game one and two and what did your clowns do? Give up shorthanded goals!!!

          Take away all the bullshit and crying and hair pulling and cheap shots and the fact of the matter is this….Pittsburgh CHOKED. They didnt get it done. Teams can be better on paper but thats why they play the game. Philly is 17-0 when taking a 2 games to non lead in the playoffs. Id love a sweep, but I will take the series win. The pens shot themselves in the frieken foot. All the crap aside, they didnt perform. End of Story.

    • Mercury's Gravatar Mercury
      April 17, 2012 at 9:25 pm | Permalink

      Tanger. You must start watching hockey in April every year. Its a basic rule which apparently you have no clue about. Again. Learn the game.

    • dwrocky321's Gravatar dwrocky321
      April 20, 2012 at 7:24 pm | Permalink

      The refs called the hair pulling,, Hartnell just couldn’t believe that such a faggot move was used!!

  8. April 16, 2012 at 10:38 pm | Permalink

    they should suspend Hartnell for being a sissy!!

    • Jon M.'s Gravatar Jon M.
      April 23, 2012 at 10:41 am | Permalink

      If they did that, Crosby would have to be suspended from the NFL for life.

  9. Lori's Gravatar Lori
    April 16, 2012 at 10:18 pm | Permalink

    Hartnell should be suspended too….he engaged in the fight with Adams and then did his lil sissy song “he pulled my hair”…that is his signature move, get involved in a fight, get a whoopin’ then cry about someone pulling his hair.

  10. Cam's Gravatar Cam
    April 16, 2012 at 10:17 pm | Permalink

    And it was clear Adams was holding on to the majority of his jersey but we gotta win 4 in a row real quick to shut these fake flyers and flyer fans up

  11. Sue's Gravatar Sue
    April 16, 2012 at 9:45 pm | Permalink

    Where are my scissors?

  12. April 16, 2012 at 9:41 pm | Permalink

    It wasn’t much of a pull!

  13. Jon's Gravatar Jon
    April 16, 2012 at 9:39 pm | Permalink

    I thought Adams was pulling on his shoulder. Stupid hair got in the way. Didn’t NFL say hair was fair game? Pussy hocky players. If ya have long hair and fight then it’s going to get pulled

    • dwrocky321's Gravatar dwrocky321
      April 20, 2012 at 7:27 pm | Permalink

      Are you kidding me!!! Hockey players go get stitched up and come back to play the same game. NFL pussies sit out two weeks!! You must be a pittsburg pussy yourself!!!

  14. Tom's Gravatar Tom
    April 16, 2012 at 9:35 pm | Permalink

    Hartnell needs to get a hair cut


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