New York Rangers player given hefty ban for hit on official

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New York Rangers Forward Daniel Carcillo has been suspended for 10 games following a dramatic altercation with an official during game three of the Rangers play-off series with the Montreal Canadiens.

Following an illegal block from Montreal Forward Brandon Prust on Rangers Derek Stephen, the game broke down and a large scuffle broke out.

Prust and Stephen broke out in a fight and as an official was trying to keep Carcillo away he moved his stick to make contact with the official's face and was ejected from the ice immediately.

Footage of the scene has since gone viral and Fridays announcement has come as a big blow to the Rangers.

The series has been marred with injuries and suspensions since game one when Montreal goalie Carey Price seemed hurt after a collision with Rangers Forward Chris Kreider.

It was also announced on Friday that Prust would also be penalised for his initial block which will now see him suspended for the next two games.

The series is currently favouring the Rangers who are 2-1 up but will go into game four on home ice knowing a win will leave one more victory away from reaching the Stanley Cup finals.

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