Blackhawks’ Niklas Hjalmarsson Suspended Three Games for Charging

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Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson was suspended for the rest of the preseason and regular season game for charging St. Louis Blues forward Ty Rattie during NHL Preseason Game # 49 in Chicago on Saturday, October 1, the Department of national security player hockey League announced today.

The incident occurred at 18:55 of the third period. Hjalmarsson was assessed a match penalty for the illegal recording of the head.

Under the terms of the collective bargaining agreement and, according to his average annual salary, Hjalmarsson will lose $ 22,777.78. The money goes to the Emergency Assistance Fund of the players.

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