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Michael Matheson suspended two games

The Department of Player Safety has suspended Panthers defenceman Michael Matheson for two games for his illegal play on Elias Petterson. Ultimately, the DoPS suspended Matheson for the choke-slam, claiming “this is not a hockey play.”

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Monday Mailbag: Alex Biega, Free Agent Defensemen, and the Matheson Incident

@failsonmcdonald uh early question for the Monday mailbag but: are the Canucks actually…. Not… Terrible? — ghost?kayak (@Moosekayak) October 14, 2018 It’s amazing what a difference Pettersson has made. He’s factored in on nearly half the goals the team has scored. That’s kept the Canucks from being terrible so far, but I’d hesitate to call…

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Canucks recall F Adam Gaudette from Utica

With Jay Beagle out with a broken hand and Elias Pettersson recovering from a head injury suffered against the Panthers, the Canucks have recalled centre Adam Gaudette from the Utica Comets #Canucks recall Adam Gaudette (@Hockey_Gaud) from @UticaComets. https://t.co/LYaveBKK6A — Vancouver Canucks (@Canucks) October 15, 2018 Gaudette has two goals and two assists with the…

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Matheson’s Hit On Pettersson Was Retaliation For Pettersson’s Superior Skill–And Canuck Fans Should Be Very, Very Upset About It

There’s a lot of emotion in the Vancouver Canucks fanbase right now, and it’s no mystery as to why. Rookie superstar Elias Pettersson—the saviour of the franchise—was injured last night after receiving a stiff check and a veritable bodyslam from Michael Matheson of the Florida Panthers—and nothing happened in response to it. While Canuck fans…