Blackhawks' Carcillo suspended 6 games

CHICAGO (AP) The NHL has suspended Chicago Blackhawks forward Daniel Carcillo for six games for cross checking Winnipeg Jets forward Mathieu Perreault.

The punishment stems from a hit during Friday's loss to the Jets when he cross checked Perreault across the back in the closing seconds of the second period..

Carcillo sat out Sunday's game while awaiting a hearing and will miss five more.

Carcillo loses $40,243.92 in salary.

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