NHL Suspends Rangers' Hagelin Three Games for Elbowing Alfredsson
By Matt Wisdom The NHL has ruled that New York Rangers forward Carl Hagelin be suspended three games for elbowing Ottawa Senators forward Daniel Alfredsson in the head during game two of the playoffs. The violent hit, with 10:23 left in the second
Carl Hagelin was late for the Rangers' practice Sunday afternoon, but he had an excuse. Hagelin, a rookie wing, spent about 15 minutes in a phone hearing with Brendan Shanahan, the NHL's vice president for hockey operations and player safety.
The New York Rangers accept the NHL's three-game suspension of Carl Hagelin and will not pursue an appeal. However, we are thoroughly perplexed in the ruling's inconsistency with other supplementary discipline
8 seeds in the Eastern Conference erased a pair of one-goal deficits to the New York Rangers, but lost their captain to a flying elbow from rookie Carl Hagelin. Alfredsson did not return from the second-period hit, which resulted in a five-minute
New York Rangers winger Carl Hagelin has been suspended 3 games for his hit/elbow on Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson during Game two. Below is a video of Brendan Shanahan's explanation of the suspension.