It's about time they did something. But one might ask why it took five player suspensions for this team in just 25 games to get the league's attention.
The Flyers have been warned.
Another dangerous strike, another deliberate blow to the head of an opponent and more than just a player will be suspended. The NHL is prepared to take severe discipline against the franchise, such as a hefty fine, if another player needs to be punished for an illegal hit.
“Obviously, we’re under watch,” Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren said.