Blackhawks’ Niklas Hjalmarsson Suspended Three Games for Charging


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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