Found April 15, 2012 on NESN.com:
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Brendan Shanahan had a busy regular season, but he could be in line for a busier postseason. Three players will have hearings with the league disciplinarian for their actions during Saturday's slate of playoff games. Rangers forward Carl Hagelin and Senators defenseman Matt Carkner will each have hearings Sunday afternoon, while Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw will have a hearing on Monday. Hagelin was slapped with a major penalty after elbowing Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson in the head during the second period of Ottawa's overtime win on Saturday. Carkner received a five-minute major for fighting, a two-minute minor for instigating and...
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