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Rangers forward Daniel Carcillo's suspension reduced to six games

 Daniel Carcillo New York Rangers forward Daniel Carcillo shoves an official. (Kostas Lymperopoulo/Cal Sport Media/AP Images)

The NHL has reduced the suspension of New York Rangers forward Daniel Carcillo to six games for making contact with an official during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Montreal Canadiens, the league announced Tuesday. The suspension was originally for a minimum of ten games.

Carcillo was suspended for the incident in which he made contact with linesman Scott Driscoll.

Carcillo has already served three games, and won't available until Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Los Angeles Kings. The series starts Wednesday night in Los Angeles.

The nine-year NHL veteran was originally suspended under Rule 40.3 for deliberately applying physical force to an official. The league says that a violation of that rule requires a suspension of "not less than ten (10) games."

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The National Hockey League does not and will not, under any circumstances, tolerate or condone the abuse, physical or otherwise, of our on-ice officials. The strict and proper enforcement of Rule 40, therefore, plays a critical role in safeguarding the integrity of the game by maintaining a safe and respectful working environment for our officials.
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