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Desjardins to have hearing with Player Safety

Rangers forward faces discipline from NHL for hit on Wood of Devils

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New York Rangers forward Andrew Desjardins will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Monday for an illegal check to the head against New Jersey Devils forward Miles Wood during a game at Prudential Center on Saturday.

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Wilson suspended two preseason games for interference

Capitals forward penalized for interference in third period Friday vs. Blues

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

NEW YORK - Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson has been suspended for two preseason games for interference against St. Louis Blues forward Robert Thomas during NHL Preseason Game No. 46 in Washington on Friday, Sept. 22, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 5:47 of the third period.

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Wilson to have hearing with Player Safety

Capitals forward faces discipline from NHL for interference against Thomas of Blues

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Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Saturday for interference against St. Louis Blues forward Robert Thomas.

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Parros to head Department of Player Safety, focus on slashing

Former NHL forward also wants longer suspensions for nonhockey infractions

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

NEW YORK -- George Parros wants longer suspensions for nonhockey infractions and will focus more on slashing as head of the NHL Department of Player Safety. Otherwise, he wants to operate much the same way his predecessors Stephane Quintal and Brendan Shanahan did.

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Leon Draisaitl of Oilers fined for spearing

Edmonton forward assessed $2,569.44 for penalty against Chris Tierney of Sharks on Tuesday

by NHL Dept. of Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety / NHL.com

NEW YORK - Edmonton Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl has been fined $2,569.44, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for spearing San Jose Sharks forward Chris Tierney during Game 4 of the teams' First Round series in San Jose on Tuesday, April 18, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

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Matt Calvert of Blue Jackets suspended one game

Forward banned for cross-checking Tom Kuhnhackl of Penguins in Game 2 on Friday

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

NEW YORK - Columbus Blue Jackets forward Matt Calvert has been suspended for one game for cross-checking Pittsburgh Penguins forward Tom Kuhnhackl during Game 2 of the teams' First Round series in Pittsburgh on Friday, April 14, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 19:25 of the third period. Calvert was assessed a minor penalty for cross-checking.

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Matt Calvert to have hearing with Player Safety

Blue Jackets forward faces discipline after cross-checking Tom Kuhnhackl of Penguins on Friday

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Columbus Blue Jackets forward Matt Calvert will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Saturday for cross-checking Pittsburgh Penguins forward Tom Kuhnhackl.

Calvert was penalized with 35 seconds remaining in the third period of Pittsburgh's 4-1 win against Columbus in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs on Friday. 

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Nick Ritchie of Ducks suspended two games

Anaheim forward banned for roughing Michal Rozsival of Blackhawks on Thursday

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

Nick Ritchie suspended two games

Nick Ritchie suspended two games for roughing

Anaheim Ducks forward Nick Ritchie has been suspended for two games for roughing Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Michal Rozsival

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NEW YORK -- Anaheim Ducks forward Nick Ritchie has been suspended for two games, without pay, for roughing Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Michal Rozsival during NHL Game No. 1203 in Anaheim on Thursday, April 6, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

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Nick Ritchie to have hearing with Player Safety

Ducks forward faces discipline from NHL for roughing defenseman Michal Rozsival

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Anaheim Ducks forward Nick Ritchie will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Friday for roughing/sucker punching Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Michal Rozsival on Thursday.

The incident occurred at 6:00 of the third period of the game at Honda Center. Ritchie was given a match penalty.

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Brad Marchand of Bruins suspended two games

Boston forward banned for spearing Tampa Bay defenseman Jake Dotchin

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

Marchand suspended two games

Marchand suspended two games for spearing

Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand has been suspended for two games for spearing Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Jake Dotchin

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NEW YORK -- Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand has been suspended for two games, without pay, for spearing Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Jake Dotchin during NHL Game No. 1179 in Boston on Tuesday, April 4, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

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