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Hjalmarsson rocks Rattie

10/02/2016 at 1:54am EDT

The Chicago Blackhawks may have lost a defenseman's services into the regular season as Niklas Hjalmarsson hit Ty Rattie late in the Hawks' 4-0 win over St. Louis on Saturday night, with Hjalmarsson earning a match penalty on the hit:

Quoting the Chicago Tribune's Chris Hine...

Hawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson received a match penalty for a shoulder to helmet hit he delivered on Blues winger Ty Rattie in the third period. Hjalmarsson is suspended for Sunday’s game against the Red Wings, a game he was unlikely to play anyway, and could face more discipline pending further review of the hit from the NHL’s Department of Player Safety.

And the Blues' Twitter account:

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