Skip to main content
Player Safety

Lindgren to have hearing for actions in Rangers game against Avalanche

Defenseman facing discipline for illegal check to head of forward Donskoi

NHL.com @NHLdotcom

Ryan Lindgren will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Wednesday.

The New York Rangers defenseman is facing discipline for an illegal check to the head against Colorado Avalanche forward Joonas Donskoi on Tuesday.

The incident occurred 16:17 into the first period at Madison Square Garden. Lindgren was not penalized for the hit. Donskoi did not play the remainder of the game, which New York won 5-3.

The following grounds are being considered for supplemental discipline: illegal check to the head. However, the Department of Player Safety retains the right to make adjustments to the infraction upon review.

View More

The NHL has updated its Privacy Policy effective January 16, 2020. We encourage you to review it carefully.

The NHL uses cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies. By using NHL websites or other online services, you consent to the practices described in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, including our Cookie Policy.