Originally Posted by Isles4life
I thought he play warranted 2-3 games given that Briere doesn't have a clean record. But I was really hoping it would be less than three so that he would be eligible to play in Saturday's rematch between the teams, but I'm not at all surprised the league decided to hold him out of the lineup through that game. Then again, it would probably just be more disappoint as the Islanders likely wouldn't do sh*t to get retribution.
I thought the suspension was okay. I don't have a problem with the NHL laying down the law with anything stick related. Personally, I didn't really think it was that bad. More than I thought he'd get, but no real issue with it.