Pronger suspended 8 games.

Chris Pronger had no comment Friday about stepping on the shin of Vancouver’s Ryan Kesler. He sure had one (per the Associated Press) on Saturday: “There is not a place for these types of instances in our game.”

The NHL suspended Pronger for 8 games, the longest of his career and one which will keep him out of all but the final game of the regular season. If you didn’t catch video of the incident, click here then click on the “Exhibit B” video.

More details to come in tomorrow’s newspapers.

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.