Thursday, February 12, 2009

Chambers' Blog: Mullen "Likely" To Be Suspended

According to Mike Chambers' Blog DU senior defenseman Patrick Mullen is likely to join sophomore blueliner Chris Nutini (upper-body injury) in the press box Friday night when the Pioneers visit Colorado College in a key WCHA game at the World Arena.

The league and the University of Denver have discussed the situation since Monday, and the matter was supposed to be resolved Wednesday. An official statement from the WCHA is expected on Thursday, said WCHA Director of Officials Greg Shepherd.

The good news is that Nutini is expected back at practice next week. [read entire article]

9 comments:

LetsGoMavs said...

That's bull shit that the DU guy gets suspended but Schack the Hack from the Gophers got nothing for the shit he pulled in Mankato.

christ, could the WCHA be more inept these days?!?

dggoddard said...

um...no.

DU is probably fighting this which explains why even by Wed. practice, Mullen doesn't know his fate.

When compared to all these other dangerous plays and egregious acts, Mullen is suddenly the first player suspended.

Anonymous said...

Yeah, seems a little unbalanced at times...some you win and some you lose...

Anonymous said...

DG it is more acceptable to jump your player from behind and throw punches while they are laying on the ice without a helmet than to hit them with a stick.

Anonymous said...

They're one in the same in that both acts have an intent to injure. I'm guessing the WCHA is catching on to Denver and that's why they have decided to take action. Keep letting this crap slide and pretty soon DU players will be sharpening the end of their sticks.

du78 said...

It is official that Mullen is suspended for the CC game. DU announced it on their website. http://www.denverpioneers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=18600&ATCLID=3668666

Anonymous said...

Pretty stupid move

Twister said...

DU's task on Friday just got a lot tougher. Losing Mullen for this pivotal game is a kick in the teeth, although it sounds as though the suspension is warranted.
The Pios will have to find a way to fight through the adversity. The captains and other leaders on this team, whoever they are, need to step up.

Anonymous said...

We can do it. We did it without Gwoz and we've done it without major players before. Bring em to their knees!

QUACK QUACK QUACK QUACK!