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Daniel Carcillo | Winger

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (29) / 1/28/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 203
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Daniel Carcillo has received a professional tryout from the Pittsburgh Penguins.
He will attend Pittsburgh's camp to try to land an NHL contract. Carcillo played 57 games last season split between the Los Angeles Kings and the New York Rangers. He registered five points and 100 penalty minutes. Sep 4 - 10:13 AM

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Still without a contract, time is running thin for unrestricted free agent Daniel Carcillo to sign a deal on time for training camp on Sept. 18.

Carcillo scored two big goals in eight playoff games last year to go along with 22 penalty minutes. He had five points and 100 penalty minutes in 57 games with the Kings and Rangers last season. The 29 year-old made just $825,000 in each of the past two seasons, but with the salary cap shrinking, teams are having trouble dishing even that kind of money out for an enforcer. Carcillo has the option of attending training camp on a tryout basis if he receives an invitation.
Aug 31 - 10:11 AM

Daniel Carcillo will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1.

It is likely that the Rangers will allow him to go as they already have an enforcer in Derek Dorsett. If the Rangers trade Dorsett, then Carcillo could return as he will have a role to fill. Carcillo missed the Stanley Cup Final as he was given a six game suspension for abusing an official in the Conference final and was a healthy scratch the final two games against the Kings when he was eligible to return.
Jun 16 - 7:57 AM

Daniel Carcillo will reportedly not be in the Rangers' lineup on Wednesday.

Carcillo is eligible to return after serving his six-game suspension. He has experience overcoming a 3-0 series deficit, but he's also been used sparingly in the playoffs, so this isn't a big surprise.
Jun 11 - 6:50 PM

Although Rangers coach Alain Vigneault wouldn't confirm that Daniel Carcillo would return to the lineup on Wednesday, he did praise the forward.

"He would bring what he's brought to us all year long, is a real good energy," Vigneault said of Carcillo. "He's been in these situations before. He's been a good player for us. If we do use him tonight, I'm sure he'll be ready." Carcillo was part of the 2010 Philadelphia Flyers squad that overcame a 3-0 deficit. He hasn't been allowed to play in the Stanley Cup Final until now because he was serving a suspension.
Jun 11 - 1:32 PM

Rangers coach Alain Vigneault wouldn't tip his hand when it came to his lineup for Game 4 on Wednesday.

Daniel Carcillo is eligible to return after serving his six-game suspension, but it looks like we won't know for sure if he'll play until the pregame warmups. He has two goals and 22 penalty minutes in eight playoff games.
Jun 11 - 12:07 PM

Daniel Carcillo is one of the few players that have been part of a team that's overcome a 3-0 series deficit.

Only four squads have ever accomplished that feat, including his 2010 Philadelphia Flyers. "That team, it was a different group of guys," Carcillo said. "No team is the same. It's the same feeling that we have in this room, that we can always come back, we can always win a game as long as we have time on the clock. I don't really want to go back four years and compare. It comes down to believing and executing a game plan. They (the Kings) are not unbeatable." Carcillo hasn't been able to play yet in the Stanley Cup Final because he was serving a suspension, but he's available for Game 4.
Jun 10 - 6:57 PM

Daniel Carcillo has served his suspension for abusing an official.

Carcillo had his 10-game suspension reduced to six contests following an appeal, so he can play in Game 4 on Tuesday. He's not sure if he'll be in the lineup though.
Jun 10 - 12:59 PM

Daniel Carcillo praised NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and the league for their handling of his suspension appeals process.

Carcillo got his 10-game suspension reduced to six games, which means he's eligible to return form Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final. He's being punished for physically abusing an official. The league justified reducing his suspension because they felt his actions fell into a less severe category than it was initially listed in. Unlike many other league rules, the suspensions for abusing an official come with mandatory minimums and changing which category his offense fell under brought the suspension from a mandatory minimum of 10 games to three contests. "I'm just really encouraged, and like I said, hopefully they don't need me, but it's nice to be able to be around the guys again," Carcillo said of his suspension being reduced.
Jun 3 - 7:00 PM

Daniel Carcillo's 10-game suspension has been reduced to six games following an appeal.

Carcillo got an automatic suspension as a result of his abusing an official. The NHL's justification for lessening his punishment was that they ultimately felt he actually violated Rule 40.4 rather than 40.3 with the difference being that Rule 40.4 carries a minimum punishment of only three games. Rule 40.4 punishes players for using force against an official solely for the purposes of breaking free of them. Carcillo is now eligible to play in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final.
Jun 3 - 12:21 PM

According to John Shannon of Sportsnet, Rangers forward Daniel Carcillo should expect to hear from the NHL Tuesday regarding the appeal of his 10-game suspension.

Barring a reduction in the suspension by Commissioner Gary Bettman, Carcillo is slated to miss the Stanley Cup Finals in their entirety and will see his ban carry over into next season. He's not exactly an integral part of the Rangers' plans for the series so it will be interesting to see how big a role he'll play in the event he is cleared to play.
Jun 2 - 7:45 PM

Daniel Carcillo is expected to hear from the NHL on Monday as to whether his appeal of his 10 game suspension for abusing an official will be reduced.

Commissioner Gary Bettman is expected to rule today. If the suspension is upheld, Carcillo is done for the remainder of the Stanley Cup Final and his suspension will carry on into next season.
Jun 2 - 9:27 AM

Daniel Carcillo's appeal of his 10-game suspension for abusing an official will be heard Friday morning.

Carcillo has already served the first two contests of his suspension. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman will listen to Carcillo's appeal and from there he might choose to increase or reduce the Rangers forward's punishment or simply leave the current ruling intact.
May 28 - 6:35 PM

Rangers coach Alain Vigneault questioned linesman Scott Driscoll's role in Daniel Carcillo's 10-game suspension.

Carcillo earned the automatic suspension for using physical force against an official. He is exercising his right to appeal the suspension. "I still don’t understand why Scott grabbed him in that fashion," Vigneault said. "All Scott had to do was tell him he had a penalty. Obviously, it’s inexcusable what Dan did but those situations, put one after the other, leads to a gentleman's career [that], moving forward, might be very tough here." It's always nice to see someone offer up an excuse, followed by the line, "obviously, it’s inexcusable." There can't be circumstances where it's okay for a player to use physical force against an official. If there are, then it becomes impossible for the officials to do their job.
May 25 - 9:53 AM

Daniel Carcillo will reportedly appeal his 10-game suspension.

He received the ban automatically as a result of being assessed a game misconduct penalty under Rule 40.3 Physical Abuse of Officials, which states: "Any player who deliberately applies physical force to an official in any manner (excluding actions as set out in Category I), which physical force is applied without intent to injure, or who spits on an official, shall be automatically suspended for not less than ten (10) games."
May 24 - 5:21 PM

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