Hockey Insider, Darren Dreger reveals that Rangers’ management was upset with lack of players response when Lundqvist crushed

Eakin hits Lundqvist (MSG)

Henrik Lundqvist was literally steamrolled last night in Dallas by Cody Eakin. The Stars player will have a conference call with the NHL Department of Player Safety about the hit. The max Eakin can receive is 5 games over the phone. He’ll likely get 2-3.

Rangers Management Hot Over Lack of Rangers On Ice Response

Darren Dreger revealed on TSN Radio that he was surprised the Rangers did nothing and that management was upset as well. You can watch the interview here.

Dreger: “I was surprised the lack of reaction and response by the New York Rangers…I know that there was also some disappointment around that organization that there wasn’t more of a reaction…I’m sure that Alain Vigneault and perhaps even management have issued at least some direction to the players, look I mean this is our most prized possession, PLUS he’s a teammate we can’t gave that happen.”

AV Wants Something Done

AV is just not a fiery guy during interviews, but you could see his blood pressure was up when he discussed the hit.

Anthony Scultore has been covering the New York Rangers and the NHL since 2014. His work also appears at... More about Anthony Scultore

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