Alan May reacts to the Backstrom suspension
She is in Washington dot com. Big -- an assist president Nicholas back -- is is -- at all surprised you know -- talked a lot about it today. -- not a surprise because you don't don't -- really has. Flip flopped with every single thing they've done this season and almost all these the law. Every expense and it's been hypocritical of what happened with they're closed today as -- surprise me ever really looked pretty busy. The explanation is laughable and -- the -- Brendan Shanahan got about. Making these defenses in the things that have gone are really somewhat compare to the National Hockey League. And that's just something they're gonna have to be. Taking care over yards and you know what happened with the officiating. The defense and also B well sure it's really there's no in this would be whatsoever. To listen to -- explanation. It is really hit it -- -- -- -- have to -- and it's rather ridiculous because. You know a bit of being pretty -- I I -- make -- but I don't think any former player. Or any one in any people in management I -- the Boston Bruins are accurate now. But no other team can make span of what's going on with all these parents at this point. Alan may Michael Jenkins series just amazing to hear Shanahan talk about how -- Baxter has no history. Of doing that something like this and then of course laying out the one game suspension. If you're a hockey fan if you're capitals -- how do you justify or how do you reconcile Shea Weber. Not getting a suspension for going WW on Henrik Zetterberg and then -- getting this one game suspension. Well you know it's funny but that is. Irked at upper corner of either but it probably broken and you look at all the things that happen. And now what's happening is they're being reactive at the week opposite and all the heat they've taken over then that noncallable for tight and then everything that's happened in the in the first round brought all this series. And I find it it impossible to know as a player at a -- at the band as an analyst. What is -- suspension of orders not to mention. And it really don't -- you really have to bite -- I I think Gary Bettman is an incredible -- -- -- and I think he got a creek don't ask awkward -- elite. But really rated chant and -- -- be an upgrade from Colin Campbell and no one knows what is going on here. And you look what what -- the spectacle last year playoffs. Now like they're staying. A player that got away with murder -- bigger picture I hit but he made -- in one of the game is going to be you suspension and it's really really really critical that is that the week by the way. It's twelve of what is the penalty and what it and there are no black and white no no longer the rule book it's all great. And it did get in game every single time and expect that it picked this long goalie make the call. A lot of -- ninety. The despite a what specialist disbanded it struggle -- -- is either suspense -- not -- that we get a hold of it. Allen when it comes to calling those penalties. Back to get a couple on in the game but the last when that resulted in the suspension in the first place was a match penalty. Often first of all -- season and I guess are they rescind it. Once they are handed out. Well you don't want they they hardly ever -- because it'd be brought against the refereed the refereed the league employee contemplate the game. But that that would be a lot and they've been there were frequently. And really what's gone on now -- -- do not know what is it called what is gonna call. We've got media member making. -- that this but it is going to -- war room and asking for estimates that the things that normally would just be kept quiet. The referees are -- more for her on the -- recently get the call on the right up the right time. And what we're going on. Right now is really embarrassing and if it happens properly tactic yet it back together. And make sure not to watch it a couple but every single in the week. They have a point away so the players know what is and is not a suspension. CSN Washington dot com.
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