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Rangers defenceman John Moore suspended 2 games by NHL for hit on Canadiens' Dale Weise

Wednesday, 05.28.2014 / 5:55 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Rangers defenceman John Moore suspended 2 games by NHL for hit on Canadiens' Dale Weise

NEW YORK, N.Y. - New York Rangers defenceman John Moore was suspended two games by the NHL on Wednesday for an illegal check to Montreal Canadiens forward Dale Weise's head in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals.

Moore received a match penalty for the hit in the third period of Montreal's 7-4 home victory Tuesday night.

The Rangers lead the series 3-2. Game 6 is Thursday night in New York.

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If you want to prove people wrong, you've just got to go out and do it. Yeah, we blew 3-2 series leads the last two years, but no one is going remember that if we go out there on Saturday night and beat these guys and go play in the Stanley Cup Final. We need to get back to work and we'll start to do that tomorrow.

— Ducks forward Kyle Palmieri following a loss to the Blackhawks in Game 6 on Wednesday