And the wheel of justice turns.
We’re one week into the NHL season, and already the first headshot debate is making the rounds. When it comes to the NHL and punishment, it seems there’s only one thing we can all agree on: Colin Campbell is one wildly inconsistent rule enforcer.
By now you know the latest chapter in the NHL’s ongoing headache. Senators forward Nick Foligno’s hit on Carolina Hurricanes winger Pat Dwyer was deemed illegal, and Foligno was given a $2,500 fine on Friday.
Here’s Foligno’s reaction to the punishment, followed by head coach Cory Clouston’s interpretation of the play: