Zac Rinaldo suspended four games for hit to head of Chad Ruhwedel

Zac Rinaldo's regular season is finished. The Philadelphia Flyers forward has been suspended for four games. The hit in question for Rinaldo came on Sunday night at home against Buffalo. Immediately upon seeing the hit, just about every hockey fan's reaction was simply: how many games? It was that bad and that obvious with Rinaldo picking the head of Sabres defenseman Chad...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres' Chad Ruhwedel likely done for year with concussion

Buffalo Sabres' defenseman Chad Ruhwedel has suffered a concussion at the hands - rather - the elbow of Philadelphia Flyers' centerman Zac Rinaldo and is probably done for the season - but to hear Rinaldo tell it, it makes one wonder who he thinks the victim actually is."That always happens with me. I get on a good streak and then something bad always happens."...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers' Zac Rinaldo tossed from Sunday night's match with Sabres

They don't call them the "Broad Street Bullies" for nothing, but the head shot laid on Buffalo Sabres' Chad Ruhwedel on Sunday night by Philadelphia's Zac Rinaldo went beyond even the Flyers' sordid days of infamy.Rinaldo initiated contact with Ruhwedel at the four and a half minute mark of the third period of Philadelphia's 5-2 win over Buffalo...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers' Rinaldo to have hearing with the Department of Player Safety

Well this is going to be interesting. Zac Rinaldo is a repeat offender, and Chad Ruhwedel has a concussion from the hit. Spin that wheel of justice. Mike Brehm, USA TODAY Sports -- Philadelphia Flyers tough guy Zac Rinaldo was thrown out of Sunday's game and could miss many more. He will have a hearing on Monday after receiving a match penalty for intent to injure for an illegal...
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Sabres’ Ruhwedel suffers concussion against Flyers

(Photo/USA TODAY Sports) The Buffalo Sabres have dealt with injuries over the past few seasons which lead to the need of signing former River Hawk Chad Ruhwedel to a contract following the River Hawks season last year. Sunday night the Sabres suffered yet another injury when Ruhwedel left the game 4:29 into the third period with a concussion after he was hit in the head...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Zac Rinaldo ejected for dirty hit on Chad Ruhwedel

I have to say that there's going to be a review and a good chance that there might be suspension coming from the NHL's Department of Player Safety for this hit. Zac Rinaldo hits Chad Ruhwedel in the head. Thoughts on this one? Rinaldo is like a linebacker on skates.Philadelphia Zac Rinaldo served by Jay Rosehill Match penalty - 10 min against Chad Ruhwedel
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Christian Folin bolts for Wild, forfeits remaining two years at Lowell

The UMass Lowell suffered a big loss on Sunday night to Boston College and fell short of a return trip to the Frozen Four. However, the River Hawks may have suffered an even bigger loss on Monday when sophomore defenseman Christian Folin decided to forfeit his remaining two years of NCAA eligibility to sign with the National Hockey League. Folin inked a two-year entry level contract...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Christian Folin garnering more and more interest

The UMass Lowell River Hawks are preparing for the Northeast Regionals at the DCU Center next weekend in Worcester, Mass. after capturing their second straight Hockey East title on Saturday night. However, National Hockey League teams are counting down the days until they can make a move on Christian Folin. The sophomore defenseman is the most sought after collegiate unrestricted...
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March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Christian Folin atop college unrestricted free agent list

The UMass Lowell River Hawks are still in the heat of the Hockey East playoffs and are almost certainly a lock for the national tournament, so their season is far from over. However, many National Hockey League teams are counting down the days until they can put in their offer on a certain sophomore defenseman from the River Hawks. Entering this offseason, Christian Folin is the...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Sabres D Ruhwedel reflects on marathon bombings

In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, Buffalo Sabres defenseman Chad Ruhwedel has another reason to be thankful for jumping to the NHL. Ruhwedel ended his college career at UMass Lowell to sign with Buffalo on Saturday. Had that not happened, the 22-year-old figures he would have been with his friends watching the marathon not far from the finish line where two explosions...
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April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

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