No shocker here. Dion Phaneuf, the NHL's most overrated defenseman and captain, is suspended two games for his boarding of Kevan Miller at the end of the Bruins-Leafs game the other night.
TOR's Dion Phaneuf gets a two-game suspension.
— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) December 10, 2013
Two games sounds about right considering the hit and no injury. Still no idea how it wasn't worth at least a two-minute minor, though.
As for Shawn Thornton, his hearing is scheduled for Friday.