Radko Gudas addresses his three-game suspension

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Radko Gudas released a terse statement regarding his three-game suspension for a check on Mika Zibanejad (see the video explanation above and the full post here).

“I don’t necessarily agree with the league’s decision but I accept and respect it, and I’ll move on from here and prepare myself for when I return.”

When the Philadelphia Flyers traded for Gudas, many thought he’d be a fitting Flyer … but not everyone meant that in a flattering way.

We’ve seen some players apologize fairly profusely and/or accept their punishments in candid ways, yet in some cases, such self-awareness came from guys in the twilight of their careers like Raffi Torres.

Gudas is only 25, so perhaps it shouldn’t be surprising that the blueliner isn’t exactly conciliatory.

Let’s be honest; it’s tough to imagine this being his last run-in with the Department of Player Safety.