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Playoff hockey?? Carcillo suspended for game two for gloved punch

In the NHL rulebook, it states that any player engaging in entertaining naughty activity in the final moments of a game can be suspended and the coach of the team be fined.  For the Flyers, it was Daniel Carcillo with the one-game layoff and coach John Stevens with the 10k fine.

In the final minutes of the final period in game one of the playoff series against the Penguins, Carcillo took a faceoff against Maxime Talbot.  Down 4-1 and frustrated, Carcillo’s right glove contacted Talbot’s head. Talbot fell to the ground like he was obliterated by the hammer of Thor.  No penalty was given, but a suspension followed.

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