He didn't illegally come off the bench. The replays clearly show he was standing BEFORE Shaw even boarded Pavelski.
He's being suspended for coming off the bench legally to start an altercation. He is guilty of it, but I don't think he should cost him two games. Maybe fines and one game at most.
If anything, I'm much more concerned about the Lemieux-Draper style boarding that Shaw did. I think that Shaw should be more likely to be suspended in that play, not Clowe.
Clowe is an ass-hat, but he responded appropriately for what he just watched right in front of him. It's too bad McCarty had to wait a year to beat Claudia and couldn't take care of business on the spot.
What? Not illegal change because he was already standing? What are you talking about?
I agree with the sentiments suggested earlier. If it was deemed that he did not leave the bench to start a fight (legal line change), then why was he suspended at all? The league has a rule, automatic 10 game suspension for leaving the bench to start a fight, but they have a really hard time enforcing it. They will do everything they can to wiggle around that....unless it is a goon coming off the bench of course, that would be an easy call for them to make.