Video: Is there a double standard for suspensions?
Here are the facts: Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber received a $2,500 fine - but not a suspension - for bashing Detroit Red Wings forward Henrik Zetterberg’s head into the glass. Meanwhile, Vancouver Canucks plugger Byron Bitz will sit out two games for boarding Los Angeles Kings player Kyle Clifford.
For some, the disparity in discipline screams hypocrisy.
Jeremy Roenick and Bill Patrick discussed the Weber non-suspension before Bitz’s suspension was handed down, but many of the same points only seem stronger - at least depending upon whom you ask - after the fact. Check out their comments in the video below.