Busy hearing schedule ahead for Shanahan in coming days

TSN.ca Staff
4/15/2012 2:05:39 PM
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A fight-filled Saturday in the NHL has resulted in a busy schedule of hearings for NHL Vice-President of Player Safety Brendan Shanahan.

Many of the hearings come as a result of the chippy Game 2 between the Ottawa Senators and New York Rangers.

Senators defenceman Matt Carkner had a 20-25 minute hearing on Sunday for instigating a fight with a somewhat unsuspecting Brian Boyle of the Rangers Saturday night.

Rangers rookie forward Carl Hagelin also had a hearing on Sunday for elbowing Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson in the head. Alfredsson left the game immediately after the hit and did not return.

The New York Rangers wanted the league to examine Chris Phillips' shoulder check to the head of their captain, Ryan Callahan, but no supplementary discipline is expected on the play.

Meanwhile, Chicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw is also expected to have a hearing for clipping Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Mike Smith in the head with his shoulder. This hearing is believed to be scheduled for Monday, according to TSN Insider Darren Dreger.

Matt Carkner, Brian Boyle (Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)


(Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
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