Rangers Forward Daniel Carcillo’s Suspension Reduced to Six Games
(LOS ANGELES) -- New York Rangers winger Daniel Carcillo had his 10-game suspension reduced to six games, the NHL announced Tuesday.
Carcillo was originally suspended 10-games for striking an NHL linesman during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference final but had the punishment reduced after he appealed. It was determined originally that Carcillo violated Rule 40.3, which requires a minimum suspension of “not less than 10 games.”
"It's awesome. It puts a little jump in your step. I've been a bit of a dead man walking the last two weeks. Or the last week and a half. It was tough," Carcillo said. "To hear that this morning as soon as you wake up, it just gives a little boost, a little energy. Just to be able to be around the guys in three games will be great. I'm just really encouraged. Like I said, hopefully they don't need me, but it is nice to be able to be around the guys again."
The 29-year-old Carcillo has two goals this postseason.
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