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from NHL.com, Chicago Blackhawks forward Dan Carcillo has been suspended indefinitely pending a hearing with the Department of Player Safety regarding his hit on Edmonton’s Tom Gilbert Monday night.
The incident in question occurred during the second period when Carcillo and Gilbert were chasing a puck into the Oilers’ zone and Carcillo checked Gilbert into the boards. Gilbert was injured on the play and is expected to miss Tuesday night’s game against Buffalo with a lower-body injury. Carcillo also appeared to be hurt on the play.
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Dan Carcillo's New Year's resolution was apparently not to avoid making illegal hits. On Monday, Carcillo and Edmonton Oilers defenseman Tom Gilbert were chasing after a puck in the Oilers' defensive end when Carcillo caught Gilbert from behind and shoved him violently into the boards, injuring the defenseman on the play and drawing a penalty. Carcillo was given a five...
Dan Carcillo is at it again, and he may be looking at the longest stretch of league-mandated time off in his controversy-filled career. The Blackhawks forward has been suspended indefinitely for his hit from behind/boarding on Edmonton's Tom Gilbert on Monday night in Chicago, the NHL announced Tuesday. In addition to an indefinite suspension, the second-period hit earned Carcillo...
Repeat offender of dirty hits, Dan Carcillo, of the Chicago Blackhawks, received a seven-game suspension tonight for his hit on Tom Gilbert of the Edmonton Oilers.
Carcillo was also suspended back in October under the reign of Brendan Shanahan.
Here’s the Shanahan explanation:
Carcillo’s Monday game was a much-anticipated return after being sidelined with a concussion...
Dan Carcillo was suspended indefinitely on Tuesday in wake of his hit on Edmonton's Tom Gilbert. On Wednesday, Carcillo learned his fate, and he is definitely suspended for seven games, NHL vice president of player safety Brendan Shanahan announced. Shanahan summed the decision up using three key points. One, the league took into account that the action was boarding. "Carcillo...
Daniel Carcillo received five for boarding and a game for this hit on Tom Gilbert tonight.
Carcillo’s suspension record via TSN,
2008/10/17 Suspended by the NHL for 2 games.
2009/12/06 Suspended by the NHL for 4 games.
2010/03/30 Suspended by the NHL for 2 games.
2011/05/17 Suspended by the NHL for 2 games.
2011/10/29 Suspended by the NHL for 2 games.
added 10:21pm, The Oilers...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Chicago Blackhawks forward Daniel Carcillo was suspended seven games by the NHL for boarding Edmonton Oilers defenseman Tom Gilbert.
Chicago Blackhawks left wing Daniel Carcillo was suspended seven games by the NHL for a hit on Edmonton Oilers defenseman Tom Gilbert.
Carcillo was punished for driving Gilbert into the boards in the second period of Monday's game. He drew a major boarding and game misconduct.
Gilbert suffered a knee injury on the play and was forced to sit out Tuesday's game against Buffalo...
It was a busy day at NHL HQ as after Calgary Flames forward Rene Bourque was given five games for elbowing Nicklas Backstrom of the Washington Capitals and New York Rangers Head Coach John Tortorella was fined $30,00o for his post-Winter Classic comments about the officiating in the third period.
To end the day, Chicago Blackhawks forward Dan Carcillo was given a 7-game suspension...
Blackhawks forward Daniel Carcillo has been suspended indefinitely by the NHL following his ugly hit on Edmonton's Tom Gilbert on Monday night.
The league says Carcillo's ban is pending a hearing with the department of player safety.
Carcillo launched Gilbert into the boards 7:23 into the second period of the Oilers' 4-3 victory, resulting in a major boarding penalty...
Thanks in large part to Daniel Carcillo’s awful decision making, the Blackhawks lost their first game of the new calendar year. Leading 1-0 early in the second period, Carcillo slammed Tom Gilbert into the boards. Carcillo was hit with a … Continue reading →