Blackhawks’ Dan Carcillo out vs. Stars
The Chicago Blackhawks will be without the services of Dan Carcillo tonight when they play host to the Dallas Stars.
Carcillo is considered suspended until his in-person hearing.
Since he was offered an in-person hearing, Carcillo is due for a suspension of at least six games.
The 29-year-old has a hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety for his cross-check on Jets’ forward Mathieu Perreault on Friday.
Here is a look at the play in question:
Joakim Nordstrom replaces Carcillo in the Blackhawks’ lineup tonight.
Carcillo has had several run-ins with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety.
Last May he was suspended 10 games for abuse of an official - that suspension was reduced to six games after an appeal.
In October 2011, Carcillo was suspended two games for a hit on Hurricanes’ defenseman Joni Pitkanen.