Carcillo waives right to in-person hearing

Chicago Blackhawks left wing Daniel Carcillo (13) stands over an injured Winnipeg Jets center Mathieu Perreault (85) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, in Chicago. The Jets won 4-2. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)

Chicago Blackhawks forward Daniel Carcillo has waived his right to an in-person hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety.

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The hearing is to review Carcillo’s cross-check on Winnipeg Jets’ forward Mathieu Perreault on Friday.

Perreault left the game and is expected to “be out for a little while” with what is believed to be a torn ligament in his elbow, according to Sportsnet’s Damien Cox.

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