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Burrows won't be suspended for alleged bite

Posted on: June 2, 2011 2:50 pm
Edited on: June 2, 2011 9:06 pm
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Vancouver Canuck forward Alex Burrows will not be suspended for allegedly biting the finger of Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, the league announced in a statement on Thursday.

"After reviewing the incident, including speaking with the on-ice officials, I can find no conclusive evidence that Alex Burrows intentionally bit the finger of Patrice Bergeron," Mike Murphy, the league's senior VP of hockey operations, said in a statement.

Replays appeared to show Burrows chomping down on the right index finger of Bergeron in a scrum as the first period came to a close on Wednesday. Bergeron skated over to officials moments after the incident and showed them his finger as evidence.

"You know what, I'm over it," Bergeron told reporters on Thursday. "To be honest with you, I'm looking forward for next game. We have to get back in the series. Like I said last night, it's the League's decision.  I'll let them make the call. I have nothing else to say about it."
 
Burrows refused to discuss the matter after the game.

The league has suspended players twice over the last decade for biting another player. Early last season, the league also looked into whether Philadelphia Flyers forward Scott Hartnell bit Pittsburgh defenseman Kris Letang. But, like in this case, the league could find no conclusive proof that a bite actually occurred.


- A.J. Perez

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Since: Jul 14, 2008
Posted on: June 6, 2011 2:50 pm
 

Burrows won't be suspended for alleged bite

Blackhawks = 4 cups

Islanders = 4 cups

Hawks last cup 09-10 season

Islanders last cup ?????


you get my point....

Blackhawks wipe there A$$$$ with the Islanders


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Since: Sep 15, 2008
Posted on: June 4, 2011 11:58 am
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Since: Oct 20, 2006
Posted on: June 3, 2011 4:54 pm
 

Burrows won't be suspended for alleged bite

How do they say " couldn't see Burrows using Bergeron's finger for a snack " , when the broadcast people seen it . It was showed twice in the replays , yet Mike Murphy couldn't see it . I really think that Murphy should has his eyes checked , he have to be blind if he can't see that bite . The league is trying to act like WWE , a little bit , don't you think ?



Since: Oct 20, 2006
Posted on: June 3, 2011 4:42 pm
 

Burrows won't be suspended for alleged bite

" One of the best rookie goalie "
  He didn't even play 25 games , which doesn't make him a rookie . Maybe you should watch some more hockey games they rookie .



Since: Oct 2, 2006
Posted on: June 3, 2011 4:40 pm
 

Burrows won't be suspended for alleged bite

The league "could find no conclusive proof that a bite actually occurred. "  ???  Did they bother watching the video?  Not only does he chomp down, he moved his glove over Bergeron's hand to hide the act.




Since: Jul 14, 2008
Posted on: June 3, 2011 4:06 pm
 

Burrows won't be suspended for alleged bite

Black Hawks Eat Used Hockey Gloves

So, you're telling me that the Islanders are a better team / franchise than the Blackhawks, correct??

Yes.

All's that matters is the hardware.

The Black Hawks just don't have it. 2 measly cups in the last 50 years.

Islanders 4 cups in the last 30.

4 is twice the amount that 2 is.

So Islanders >>>>>> Black Hawks



GET YOUR FACTS STRAIGHT  BLACKHAWKS HAVE 4 CUPS



Since: Jul 14, 2008
Posted on: June 3, 2011 3:59 pm
 

Burrows won't be suspended for alleged bite

Burrows won't be suspended for alleged bite

Apparently Dimple Balls didn't see why Horton threw the water bottle. It was because the sore loser fans in Tampa hit Bruins players with a stupid fan giveaway for game 6.

Or is ok to throw things at players? You must be from NY where it is a sport to throw batteries at the opposing team in baseball.

Why don't you stand in the middle of the street and see if the cars will hit you



Thats pretty funny dumbass Tampa won that game.




Since: Apr 29, 2009
Posted on: June 3, 2011 2:20 pm
 

Burrows won't be suspended for alleged bite

earth to all Boston fans Marc Savard bit Carcillo just this past season i beleive he said why was  his hand  in my mouth"involintary  reaction"  was his excuse. Not saying it was right for burrows to  do this but someone explain to me why  savard did,nt get a  suspension and burrows should, and by the way kesler  was clearly on side on the  slow mo replay shown  on cbc . any one who says  different is   simply a boston fan who is  upset over a crushing loss in  a hard fought tight game, think this is  going to be a hard fought series between two  good teams, so  let it  ago and  enjoy the great match up



Since: Mar 20, 2007
Posted on: June 3, 2011 2:18 pm
 

Burrows won't be suspended for alleged bite

Lesson:  Don't stick your fingers in someone elses mouth when your tangled up, especially if the ref is trying to break you two up.  Learn from Scott "Hannibal" Hartnell and Matt "Chomping" Cooke
Or the real lesson: Burrows is a sackless nasty little hair-pulling girl who likes to bite, especiallt pillows.  The hormone injections aren't fooling anyone.



Since: Mar 20, 2007
Posted on: June 3, 2011 2:16 pm
 

Burrows won't be suspended for alleged bite

the reason Horton wasn't suspended was simple the trailer park ( the should call the team the Tampa Double Wides , because their are more trailer parks down their than Lighting storms   lol) fans in tampa bay where throwing their little noise makers at the team as they left the ice and a few where hit
Funny someone from a 300 square foot rat-infested "house" on the 8th floor without an elevator in Harlem calling out trailers.  I don't like trailers either but maybe don't make fun of a roomier and more expensive house lol.


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