Carl Hagelin still seem stunned a day after laying out Swedish countryman Daniel Alfredsson with an elbow to the head that left the Ottawa captain with a possible concussion and landed the mild-mannered New York Rangers rookie in trouble with the NHL.
To say that plays like this are out of character for the 23-year-old Hagelin would be an understatement. The speedy forward claims to have never been given a major penalty before - anywhere.
But on Saturday night, he elbowed Alfredsson along the boards during the second period of the Senators' 3-2 overtime victory in Game 2 that evened the best-of-seven series. Alfredsson didn't return to the game, and his health and status for the rest of the series was unknown Sunday.
The series is shifting to Ottawa, and Game 3 will be played on Monday night. Whether Alfredsson and Hagelin will be on the ice for that one still needs to be determined.
Hagelin had a phone hearing with NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan on Sunday, while his team p...