Found January 31, 2014 on isportsweb.com:
When the New York Rangers acquired Dan Carcillo early in January, there was a minor revolt within the team’s fanbase. Carcillo, thanks to three years of douchebaggery on the Flyers from 2008 to 2011, had become one of those players you have to hate to call yourself a Rangers fan. To see the team then go out and trade for the guy felt like inviting Denis Potvin to Christmas dinner. He was brought in, everyone knew, out of necessity. Derek Dorsett, the Rangers’ obligatory fourth-line pest/fighter, had just suffered a broken leg and would be out four to six weeks. The Rangers needed someone not named Aaron Asham to fill his role, so Carcillo, who came cheap, made sense. From a tactical standpoint, the fans were assuaged. From an emotional standpoint, they were anything but. This was Dan Carcillo, a slew-footing, elbow-throwing, cheapshot-chucking dirtbag, who’d been suspended nine times in his eight years in the NHL. The same Dan Carcillo who went after a defenseless Marian Gaborik in ...
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