Even though this is the New NHL with it's New Rules it's good to see that some of the games traditional laws never change, nor should they... especially the unwritten ones.
One aspect of the NHL game that the penalty crackdown will not be able to deter is "The Code" an unwritten rule that, once broken, comes with a violent, underlying message: "An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth."Meanwhile Ottawa's Chara has no regrets.
Certainly, those watching the Ottawa Senators-Los Angeles Kings game Friday night at the Corel Centre saw "The Code " broken more than a few times and the consequences for doing so subsequently delivered.
Today's Puck Buffet:
Carnival Cattle Call Recipe for Ideal Defensemen NHL looking at Hiring Euro-Refs Hockey's Red-Light District NHL... SkillJam ?
Oddman's Odd Blog Pick of the Week:
It's a Sports Groupies Gone Wild With Webcams kind of place that's good for a few chuckles and isn't that what we all need a little more of now days... chuckles.
Famous Canadian Quote for the Day:
It's better to die on your feet than to live on your kneesNeil Young