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NEW YORK (MAY 10, 2014) - Chicago Blackhawks forward Brandon Bollig has been suspended for two games for boarding Minnesota defenseman Keith Ballard during Game 4 of the teams’ Second Round Stanley Cup Playoffs series in Minnesota on Friday, May 9, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 17:13 of the second period. Bollig was assessed a minor penalty for boarding.

For a full explanation of the decision, complete with video, please click on this following link:

Video and explanation link

MN Score RadioMinnesota Score Radio broadcast of a special Minnesota Wild pre-game show (Friday May 9)  at Frankies Restaurant/Sports Bar in New Hope. This  broadcast featured interviews and pre-game analysis of the Wild/Blackhawks Game 4 airing on AM 660 and AM 1570.  Click on the link below to listen to a replay of this event:

http://www.highschoolcube.com/event/score-radio-351048

NEW YORK (May 5, 2014) - The National Hockey League today announced updated start time information for the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Round games scheduled for Friday, May 9.

· The starting time for Game 5 of the series between the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers has been set for 7 p.m. ET in Pittsburgh. In the U.S., the game will be seen on NBCSN. In Canada, the game will be televised on CBC and RDS.

· The starting time for Game 4 of the series between the Chicago Blackhawks and Minnesota Wild has been set for 9:30 p.m. ET/8:30 p.m. CT in Minnesota. In the U.S., the game will be seen on NBCSN. In Canada, the game will be on TSN and RDS.

The Wild, winners in seven games over the Avalanche in their first round Western Conference playoff series, will open up on Friday (May 2) at United Center in Chicago against the Blackhawks. Game 2 is on Sunday in Chicago. The series shifts to the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Tuesday at 8pm central time. Here is the series schedule:
Friday, May 2        8:30 p.m.  Minnesota at Chicago

Sunday, May 4      2 p.m.  Minnesota at Chicago

Tuesday, May 6    8 p.m.  Chicago at Minnesota

Friday, May 9   TBD    Chicago at Minnesota

*Sunday, May 11   TBD Minnesota at Chicago

*Tuesday, May 13  TBD  Chicago at Minnesota

*Thursday, May 15 TBD  Minnesota at Chicago

* If Necessary

NEW YORK (April 23, 2014) - Minnesota Wild forward Matt Cooke has been suspended seven games for kneeing Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie during Game Three of the teams’ First Round Stanley Cup Playoffs series in St. Paul on Monday, April 21, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

If the term of the suspension is not fully served during the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the remaining games will be served at the beginning of the 2014-15 regular season.

The incident occurred at 2:02 of the second period. Cooke was assessed a minor penalty for kneeing.

For a full explanation of the decision, complete with video, please click on the following link:
http://video.nhl.com/videocenter/console?catid=60&id=608692&lang=en

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