Rangers’ Desjardins Suspended Two Preseason Games

The NHL has handed out it’s second suspension of the week. Early Monday they made a decision on New York Rangers forward Andrew Desjardins. Here is the release and play in question:

New York Rangers forward Andrew Desjardins has been suspended for two preseason games for an illegal check to the head of New Jersey Devils forward Miles Wood during NHL Preseason Game No. 55 in New Jersey on Saturday, Sept. 23, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident occurred at 8:06 of the first period. Desjardins was assessed a match penalty for illegal check to the head. For a full explanation of the decision,