|Assets:||Has plenty of shift-disturbing qualities and the ability to drive opponents crazy. Can also drop the gloves. Is a solid hitter, as well as a versatile winger. Can play a regular shift when he's on his game.|
|Flaws:||Must reduce his side-show tactics and stick to playing hockey most of the time. Tends to take bad penalties. Lacks consistency. Since he's always targeted, and not overly big, injuries are often a factor.|
|Career Potential:||Agitating winger.|
|6/10/2014||Missed the last 6 playoff games (suspended by nhl).|
|6/03/2014||Suspension reduced by the NHL to 6 games.|
|5/23/2014||Suspended by the NHL for 10 games.|
|3/30/2014||Missed 2 games (flu).|
|1/04/2014||Acquired from the Los Angeles Kings.|
|7/16/2013||Acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks.|
|2/22/2013||Missed 15 games (right knee injury).|
|1/30/2013||Right knee injury, injured reserve.|
|1/20/2013||Right knee injury, sidelined indefinitely.|
|4/23/2012||Missed 36 regular season and 6 playoff games (left knee surgery).|
|3/12/2012||Signed by the Chicago Blackhawks to a two-year contract extension.|
|1/17/2012||Left knee surgery, injured reserve.|
|1/16/2012||Missed 7 games (suspended by nhl).|
|1/04/2012||Suspended by the NHL for 7 games.|
|1/03/2012||Suspended by the NHL indefinitely.|
|12/30/2011||Missed 6 games (upper body injury).|
|12/21/2011||Upper body injury, injured reserve.|
|12/16/2011||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|11/03/2011||Missed 2 games (suspended by nhl).|
|10/29/2011||Suspended by the NHL for 2 games.|
|10/13/2011||Missed 2 games (suspended by nhl).|
|7/01/2011||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Chicago Blackhawks to a one-year contract.|
|6/27/2011||Philadelphia Flyers did not tender a qualifying offer.|
|5/17/2011||Suspended by the NHL for two games.|
|3/08/2011||Missed 3 games (flu).|
|12/11/2010||Missed 12 games (sprained left knee).|
|11/16/2010||Sprained left knee, day-to-day.|
|7/13/2010||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Philadelphia Flyers to a one-year contract.|
|7/05/2010||Filed for salary arbitration.|
|3/30/2010||Suspended by the NHL for two games.|
|12/13/2009||Missed 4 games (suspension).|
|12/06/2009||Suspended by the NHL for 4 games.|
|3/04/2009||Acquired from the Phoenix Coyotes.|
|10/17/2008||Suspended by the NHL for 2 games.|
|7/22/2008||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Phoenix Coyotes to a two-year contract.|
|3/13/2008||Missed 5 games (right knee injury).|
|3/03/2008||Right knee injury, mid-March.|
|2/11/2008||Recalled from San Antonio (AHL).|
|2/04/2008||Assigned to San Antonio (AHL).|
|1/27/2008||Recalled from San Antonio (AHL).|
|1/24/2008||Missed 15 games (sprained knee) and assigned to San Antonio (AHL).|
|12/22/2007||Sprained knee, mid-February.|
|2/27/2007||Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|2/27/2007||Acquired from the Pittsburgh Penguins.|
|10/02/2006||Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|1/30/2006||Re-assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|1/26/2006||Re-assigned to Wheeling (ECHL).|
|12/18/2005||Re-assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|12/13/2005||Re-assigned to Wheeling (ECHL).|
|9/26/2005||Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|7/27/2005||Signed by the Pittsburgh Penguins to a three-year, entry-level contract.|
|9/16/2003||Returned to his junior team (Sarnia-OHL).|
|1/04/2014||Los Angeles Kings traded Daniel Carcillo to the New York Rangers for a conditional seventh-round draft pick in 2014.|
|7/16/2013||Chicago Blackhawks traded Daniel Carcillo to the Los Angeles Kings for a conditional draft pick in 2015.|
|7/01/2011||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Chicago Blackhawks.|
|3/04/2009||Phoenix Coyotes traded Daniel Carcillo to the Philadelphia Flyers for Scottie Upshall and a 2nd round selection in 2011|
|2/27/2007||Phoenix Coyotes traded Georges Laraque to the Pittsburgh Penguins for Daniel Carcillo and a 3rd round selection in 2008.|
|6/21/2003||Drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 3rd round (73rd overall) in 2003.|
Daniel Carcillo heading for free agency | 06/16/2014 7:57 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1.
ImpactIt is likely that the Rangers will allow him to go as they already have an enforcer in Derek Dorsett. If the Rangers trade Dorsett, then Carcillo could return as he will have a role to fill. Carcillo missed the Stanley Cup Final as he was given a six game suspension for abusing an official in the Conference final and was a healthy scratch the final two games against the Kings when he was eligible to return.
Report: Daniel Carcillo won't play Wednesday | 06/11/2014 6:50 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo will reportedly not be in the Rangers' lineup on Wednesday.
John Shannon on Twitter
ImpactCarcillo is eligible to return after serving his six-game suspension. He has experience overcoming a 3-0 series deficit, but he's also been used sparingly in the playoffs, so this isn't a big surprise.
AV thinks Carcillo could help if he plays | 06/11/2014 1:32 PM
NewsAlthough Rangers coach Alain Vigneault wouldn't confirm that Daniel Carcillo would return to the lineup on Wednesday, he did praise the forward.
The Bergen Record
Impact"He would bring what he's brought to us all year long, is a real good energy," Vigneault said of Carcillo. "He's been in these situations before. He's been a good player for us. If we do use him tonight, I'm sure he'll be ready." Carcillo was part of the 2010 Philadelphia Flyers squad that overcame a 3-0 deficit. He hasn't been allowed to play in the Stanley Cup Final until now because he was serving a suspension.
Daniel Carcillo's role for Game 4 is unknown | 06/11/2014 12:07 PM
NewsRangers coach Alain Vigneault wouldn't tip his hand when it came to his lineup for Game 4 on Wednesday.
Mark Lazerus on Twitter
ImpactDaniel Carcillo is eligible to return after serving his six-game suspension, but it looks like we won't know for sure if he'll play until the pregame warmups. He has two goals and 22 penalty minutes in eight playoff games.
Carcillo knows how to overcome a 3-0 deficit | 06/10/2014 6:57 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo is one of the few players that has been part of a team that's overcome a 3-0 series deficit.
The Bergen Record
ImpactOnly four squads have ever accomplished that feat, including his 2010 Philadelphia Flyers. "That team, it was a different group of guys," Carcillo said. "No team is the same. It's the same feeling that we have in this room, that we can always come back, we can always win a game as long as we have time on the clock. I don't really want to go back four years and compare. It comes down to believing and executing a game plan. They (the Kings) are not unbeatable." Carcillo hasn't been able to play yet in the Stanley Cup Final because he was serving a suspension, but he's available for Game 4.
Daniel Carcillo has completed his suspension | 06/10/2014 12:59 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo has served his suspension for abusing an official.
Mark Lazerus on Twitter
ImpactCarcillo had his 10-game suspension reduced to six contests following an appeal, so he can play in Game 4 on Tuesday. He's not sure if he'll be in the lineup though.
Daniel Carcillo happy with appeals process | 06/03/2014 7:00 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo praised NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and the league for their handling of his suspension appeals process.
ImpactCarcillo got his 10-game suspension reduced to six games, which means he's eligible to return form Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final. He's being punished for physically abusing an official. The league justified reducing his suspension because they felt his actions fell into a less severe category than it was initially listed in. Unlike many other league rules, the suspensions for abusing an official come with mandatory minimums and changing which category his offense fell under brought the suspension from a mandatory minimum of 10 games to three contests. "I'm just really encouraged, and like I said, hopefully they don't need me, but it's nice to be able to be around the guys again," Carcillo said of his suspension being reduced.
Daniel Carcillo's suspension cut to six games | 06/03/2014 12:21 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo's 10-game suspension has been reduced to six games following an appeal.
ImpactCarcillo got an automatic suspension as a result of his abusing an official. The NHL's justification for lessening his punishment was that they ultimately felt he actually violated Rule 40.4 rather than 40.3 with the difference being that Rule 40.4 carries a minimum punishment of only three games. Rule 40.4 punishes players for using force against an official solely for the purposes of breaking free of them. Carcillo is now eligible to play in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final.
Daniel Carcillo to hear from NHL Tuesday | 06/02/2014 7:45 PM
NewsAccording to John Shannon of Sportsnet, Rangers forward Daniel Carcillo should expect to hear from the NHL Tuesday regarding the appeal of his 10-game suspension.
John Shannon on Twitter
ImpactBarring a reduction in the suspension by Commissioner Gary Bettman, Carcillo is slated to miss the Stanley Cup Finals in their entirety and will see his ban carry over into next season. He's not exactly an integral part of the Rangers' plans for the series so it will be interesting to see how big a role he'll play in the event he is cleared to play.
Daniel Carillo to hear Monday on suspension | 06/02/2014 9:27 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo is expected to hear from the NHL on Monday as to whether his appeal of his 10 game suspension for abusing an official will be reduced.
The Bergen Record
ImpactCommissioner Gary Bettman is expected to rule today. If the suspension is upheld, Carcillo is done for the remainder of the Stanley Cup Final and his suspension will carry on into next season.
Daniel Carcillo's appeal will be heard Friday | 05/28/2014 6:35 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo's appeal of his 10-game suspension for abusing an official will be heard Friday morning.
The Bergen Record
ImpactCarcillo has already served the first two contests of his suspension. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman will listen to Carcillo's appeal and from there he might choose to increase or reduce the Rangers forward's punishment or simply leave the current ruling intact.
Vigneault questions Scott Driscoll's actions | 05/25/2014 9:53 AM
NewsRangers coach Alain Vigneault questioned linesman Scott Driscoll's role in Daniel Carcillo's 10-game suspension.
The Bergen Record
ImpactCarcillo earned the automatic suspension for using physical force against an official. He is exercising his right to appeal the suspension. "I still don't understand why Scott grabbed him in that fashion," Vigneault said. "All Scott had to do was tell him he had a penalty. Obviously, it's inexcusable what Dan did but those situations, put one after the other, leads to a gentleman's career [that], moving forward, might be very tough here." It's always nice to see someone offer up an excuse, followed by the line, "obviously, it's inexcusable." There can't be circumstances where it's okay for a player to use physical force against an official. If there are, then it becomes impossible for the officials to do their job.
Report: Daniel Carcillo to appeal suspension | 05/24/2014 5:21 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo will reportedly appeal his 10-game suspension.
Chris Johnston on Twitter
ImpactHe received the ban automatically as a result of being assessed a game misconduct penalty under Rule 40.3 Physical Abuse of Officials, which states: "Any player who deliberately applies physical force to an official in any manner (excluding actions as set out in Category I), which physical force is applied without intent to injure, or who spits on an official, shall be automatically suspended for not less than ten (10) games."
Ex-NHLer knocks NHL for Daniel Carcillo ban | 05/24/2014 10:55 AM
NewsFormer Rangers pest Sean Avery used social media to express consternation over Daniel Carcillo's 10-game suspension.
New York Daily News
ImpactCarcillo was suspended for physically abusing an offical when he made contact antagonistically with linesman Scott Driscoll in the first period of the Rangers' 3-2 overtime loss to the Montreal Canadiens in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final Thursday night. Avery tweeted this Friday: "What a league......10 games for what? I used to pretend i was dumping the puck and instead try and hit the stripes :)"
Daniel Carcillo might appeal his suspension | 05/23/2014 3:40 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo has the option of appealing his 10-game suspension.
Darren Dreger on Twitter
ImpactThe length of Carcillo's suspension was an automatic punishment for physically abusing an official. He might get some degree of leniency if he appeals and given that his playoff run will be essentially over otherwise, he doesn't have much reason to decline his right to appeal.
Vigneault doesn't support Carcillo's actions | 05/23/2014 12:59 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo didn't find a defendant in his coach after he used physical force against an official during Thursday's contest.
Tom Gulitti on Twitter
ImpactRangers coach Alain Vigneault suggested that Carcillo getting suspended was a matter of "common sense." Carcillo might end up with a 10 or 20-game suspension depending on whether or not it's felt Carcillo's actions "could reasonably be expected to cause injury." There's also a lesser, automatic three-game suspension when physical force is used for the sole purpose of trying to break free from an official.
D. Carcillo might end up with big suspension | 05/23/2014 10:02 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo could end up serving a 10 or 20 game suspension for using physical force against an official during Thursday's contest.
Pro Hockey Talk
ImpactSuch an act comes with serious automatic suspensions. The difference between a 10 and 20-game suspension would be Carcillo's intent. If it's determined that he "applied physical force" against an official without an intent to injure, then he would be handed a suspension of at least 10 games. If his actions "could reasonably be expected to cause injury," then he'll get a suspension of at least 20 games. However, there is a lesser three-game automatic suspension for using force for the sole purpose of trying to break free of an official, so there's a chance he might end up with that punishment instead.
Daniel Carcillo got back into the fold Monday | 05/20/2014 1:10 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo suited up for the Rangers in Game 2 versus Montreal.
ImpactHe played because Derick Brassard was absent due to an upper-body injury. Carcillo posted one shot and four hits in 7:45 of ice time in his first action since Game 4 against Pittsburgh.
Daniel Carcillo nets Game 7 goal | 05/01/2014 9:46 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo scored a goal in the Rangers' 2-1 victory over Philadelphia.
The Bergen Record
ImpactIt was just the third time Carcillo dressed in the first round series. Despite that he ended up with two goals against the Flyers, including the marker in Game 7 on Wednesday.
Rangers will dress Daniel Carcillo Wednesday | 04/30/2014 6:43 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo is expected to play on Wednesday.
Ken Wiebe on Twitter
ImpactCarcillo has only played in two games in the first round, but it looks like they want to go with the veteran forward in Game 7. He's projected to play alongside Brad Richards and Carl Hagelin.
Daniel Carcillo a healthy scratch Sunday | 04/28/2014 8:24 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo was a healthy scratch on Sunday.
The Bergen Record
ImpactCarcillo was replaced by J.T. Miller. Raphael Diaz and Jesper Fast were also in the press box.
Richards pleasantly surprised with Carcillo | 04/25/2014 6:40 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo's personality isn't in line with what Brad Richards expected based on the stories he's heard about the enforcer.
ImpactCarcillo has a lengthy suspension history that has colored some people's judgement on him. "I don't know if he changed or it was overblown, but when he came in, he was real quiet, very professional," Richards said of Carcillo. "He's in the gym every day, takes care of body, practices hard, works hard. So from what I heard - and that was a long time ago - he was a lot different. Professionalism and all that." The Rangers acquired Carcillo from the Kings on Jan. 4. He started the 2014 playoffs in the press box, but Carcillo was inserted into the lineup for Game 3 on Tuesday and scored a goal. He only logged 8:57 minutes, but he did get ice time with Rick Nash and Derek Stepan.
Carcillo draws into lineup, scores Tuesday | 04/23/2014 9:49 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo scored a goal in the Rangers' 4-1 victory on Tuesday.
The Bergen Record
ImpactCarcillo was a healthy scratch for the first two games of the Rangers' first round series against Philadelphia, but after the night Carcillo had, he should stay in the lineup for Game 4. "He's such a big part of the team," said Dan Girardi. "He'll do anything. He's blocking shots and I thought he scored a big goal. He does a bit of everything. He has Stanley Cup experience."
Daniel Carcillo might enter lineup Tuesday | 04/22/2014 3:25 PM
NewsThe New York Rangers might use Daniel Carcillo Tuesday night.
The Bergen Record
ImpactRangers coach Alain Vigneault wouldn't confirm the lineup change, but he was more than willing to praise Carcillo. "Dan's an experienced player, he brings energy to a team," Vigneault said. "He's a hard, smart player. He goes to the tough areas and when he has an opportunity to lay a good, physical hit, he does that. With him in our lineup this year, we've had a very good record." Jesper Fast will probably be a healthy scratch if Carcillo draws into the lineup.
Daniel Carcillo nets 4th goal of the season | 04/02/2014 9:18 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo scored a goal in the Rangers' 3-1 victory over Vancouver.
The Bergen Record
ImpactThat gives Carcillo four goals and five points in 54 games this season. He used to chip in a decent amount of points for an enforcer, but that is no longer the case.
Daniel Carcillo should play on Sunday | 03/30/2014 4:51 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo is expected to play on Sunday when the Rangers take on the Edmonton Oilers.
ImpactCarcillo missed practice this week with the flu but has apparently recovered. J.T. Miller is expected to be a healthy scratch, allowing Carcillo to return. Carcillo has four points and 98 penalty minutes in 2013-14.
Daniel Carcillo (flu) is out Wednesday | 03/26/2014 3:00 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo missed the Rangers' Wednesday morning skate due to the flu.
Philadelphia Inquirer & Daily News
ImpactCarcillo will not participate in Wednesday's game against the Philadelphia Flyers. He has four points and 98 penalty minutes in 52 contests this season.
Daniel Carcillo in, Derek Dorsett out Thurs. | 03/13/2014 5:29 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo will suit up for the Rangers in Thursday's game.
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
ImpactHe was a healthy scratch on Tuesday, but he'll replace Derek Dorsett in the lineup against Minnesota. Carcillo has two goals and 39 penalty minutes in 21 games with the Rangers since he was acquired from Los Angeles.
Dan Carcillo nets outdoor winner for Rangers | 01/29/2014 10:33 PM
NewsRangers forward Daniel Carcillo scored the tiebreaking goal 4:36 into the third period as New York completed a two-game sweep of the outdoor series with a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders at frigid Yankee Stadium on Wednesday night.
ImpactBuilding off their 7-3 win over New Jersey at the ballpark in the Bronx on Sunday, the Rangers took out another division rival under the lights in front of 50,027 fans. The temperature was 22 degrees when the first puck dropped at 7:45 p.m. with a single-digit wind-chill factor. It got progressively colder during the night. Benoit Pouliot also scored for the Rangers, who are 3-0 in their history while playing outside. Carcillo's goal was his third of the season. Pouliot recorded his ninth of the season.
A big fantasy night for Daniel Carcillo | 01/13/2014 7:46 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo had a big fantasy night as he scored for the first time as a member of the New York Rangers and had 15 penalty minutes.
ImpactCarcillo now has two goals and an assist and 72 penalty minutes. He fought the Flyers Luke Schenn in the second period and was one of four players to get a 10-minute misconduct with 11 seconds left in the game. Carcillo should pick up lots of penalty minutes with the Rangers and can chip in with the occasional point from time-to-time.
Daniel Carcillo stays in Rangers' lineup | 01/10/2014 4:41 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo will stay in the Rangers' lineup on Friday.
The Bergen Record
ImpactCarcillo logged 7:15 minutes on Wednesday, but he only participated in one shift in the third period. He's potentially a great source of penalty minutes if he solidifies a spot on the Rangers' fourth line.
Daniel Carcillo gets 7:15 minutes in debut | 01/09/2014 10:14 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo logged 7:15 minutes in his Rangers debut on Wednesday.
The Bergen Record
ImpactCarcillo was credited with two hits in the Rangers' 3-2 win over Chicago. Rangers coach Alain Vigneault is hoping Carcillo can be an energy guy for them. He should play a physical game that will lead to him excelling in the hits and penalty minutes categories, but he won't do much offensively.
Daniel Carcillo is set to make Rangers debut | 01/08/2014 6:03 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo will make his Rangers debut on Wednesday.
Rangers.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactCarcillo was acquired from the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday in exchange for a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2014 draft. If the Rangers intend to use him regularly as a bottom-six forward, then he'll be a decent source of penalty minutes, but we wouldn't count on him doing much offensively.
Carcillo might make Rangers debut Wednesday | 01/08/2014 10:22 AM
NewsRangers coach Alain Vigneault wouldn't commit to Daniel Carcillo making his Rangers debut on Wednesday.
The Bergen Record
ImpactCarcillo was acquired on Saturday, so he's had some time to settle in. The Rangers are playing against Chicago, who Carcillo won the Stanley Cup with last year.
Carcillo questionable to make Rangers debut | 01/06/2014 6:53 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo is questionable to make his Rangers debut on Monday.
New York Daily News
ImpactThe rugged winger is not hurt but coach Alain Vigneault will have a hard time switching up a winning lineup that whupped the Maple Leafs 7-1 on Saturday. Carcillo can chip in offensively but has only two points this season. His main fantasy value is in the penalty minute category as he has 57 this season.
Rangers land Daniel Carcillo from Kings | 01/04/2014 5:56 PM
NewsLos Angeles has dealt Daniel Carcillo to the New York Rangers for a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2014 draft.
ImpactIn 26 games for the Kings this season, he has two points, 57 penalty minutes and 5e hits. "We picked up a player than can bring an element of toughness, with us losing [Derek] Dorsett yesterday for 4-6 weeks it's an area we felt we needed to get a little bit better," coach Alain Vigneault said. "Dan became available and we picked him up. For us it's a low-risk move. He's in the last year of his contract, not very expensive, and hopefully he'll come in and help us." He could have some value if he plays regularly and you are seeking penalty minutes.
Daniel Carcillo got back into lineup Monday | 12/26/2013 4:28 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo was a healthy scratch for three consecutive contests before he got back into the Los Angeles lineup on Monday.
ImpactHe played 10:02 in the Kings' 5-2 loss to Dallas and he was credited with two hits. Carcillo has skated in 26 games for Los Angeles this season and he leads the club with 57 penalty minutes. He also has 54 hits and two points.
Daniel Carcillo has goal and assist Sunday | 10/14/2013 6:43 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo scored once and added an assist to lead the Kings to a 3-0 win over Florida.
Los Angeles Times
ImpactCarcillo scored the first period winner on a nice setup by Mike Richards and then helped Jordan Nolan score the final goal. It was the first two points for Carcillo as a Los Angeles King. His fantasy value is mostly in penalty minutes but the big winger chips in occasionally offensively as he did on Sunday.
Daniel Carcillo could be in Kings lineup Mon. | 10/07/2013 8:16 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo could make his Los Angeles Kings debut Monday.
Los Angeles Times
ImpactCarcillo has been a healthy scratch in the Kings first two road games but with Los Angeles back at home and the apparent troubles they are having on the left side, Carcillo could draw into the lineup. He has a lot of fantasy value in pools that use penalty minutes as a category and he is capable of chipping in with a few points.
Daniel Carcillo scratched for opener | 10/03/2013 8:07 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo is not in the lineup for the Kings for Thursday's season opener against Minnesota.
Jon Rosen on Twitter
ImpactCarcillo was targeted by many fantasy players in leagues that reward penalty minutes, but he'll be difficult to retain if his place in the lineup isn't guaranteed.
Carcillo should fit in nicely with Kings | 08/29/2013 4:31 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo thinks he'll blend in nicely with the Los Angeles Kings.
LA Kings Insider
Impact"I've known Dustin [Brown]. I played against Dustin in the OHL, and obviously I know Mike [Richards] and Jeff [Carter] from Philly, and we've stayed really good friends," said Carcillo. "So it's a lot easier to come to a team and when you know two guys and you're comfortable with them. It makes it a whole lot easier. I've known Matt Greene for a little bit in passing. Everyone on the team seems great. I've met [Jonathan Quick] and [Matt] Frattin, and everyone seems really nice, and that's usually the way it goes. All hockey guys are down to earth guys, and the style that this team plays is right up my alley, so I'm really excited to be here." Carcillo was acquired from Chicago Blackhawks last month in exchange for a conditional pick in 2015.
Kings grab Carcillo from Blackhawks for pick | 07/16/2013 6:31 PM
NewsThe Los Angeles Kings have acquired Daniel Carcillo from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a 2015 conditional pick.
Joe Yerdon on Twitter
ImpactThe Kings certainly love to grab former Philadelphia Flyers forwards. Carcillo didn't had fallen in the Blackhawks depth charts to the point where it wasn't clear if there would even be a spot for him on any of their four lines. The Kings presumably see a place for him, otherwise they wouldn't have bothered to take his $825k cap hit when they're already against the ceiling. With that in mind, he might have a bit of fantasy value in 2013-14 as he can push the 200-penalty minute milestone when he plays regularly.
Daniel Carcillo has an illness | 06/14/2013 3:24 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo is dealing with an illness.
ImpactJust in case you were wondering why Carcillo didn't practice Friday. He's not expected to play on Saturday even if he's healthy.
Daniel Carcillo isn't skating with Blackhawks | 06/14/2013 12:21 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo isn't on the ice for Chicago's Friday morning skate.
Tracey Myers on Twitter
ImpactCarcillo is expected to serve as a healthy scratch in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final. He hasn't played since May 18.
Daniel Carcillo a healthy scratch again | 06/09/2013 6:14 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo was a healthy scratch Saturday.
ImpactCarcillo did not play in the series against the Kings and has not suited up since May 18th against the Red Wings when he led Chicago in hits with seven. Carcillo has played only four games in the 2013 playoffs and may not get into a game in the Final against Boston unless coach Joel Quenneville feels Chicago needs to play a tougher game or injuries force his inclusion in the lineup. He has only an assist in four games this post-season after finding the back of the net twice and assisting once in 23 regular season games.
Daniel Carillo has seven hits on Saturday | 05/19/2013 6:37 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo led the Chicago Blackhawks in hits Saturday with seven.
ImpactCarcillo had only one hit in his first three playoff games this season so he took his game to another level Saturday. He is a bottom-six player at this stage of his career and should be taken in only deep, deep fantasy pools as such.
Carcillo gets his first point of '13 playoffs | 05/16/2013 8:53 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo had his first point of the playoffs on Wednesday.
ImpactCarcillo assisted on Marcus Kruger's goal in Chicago's 4-1 win over Detroit. Carcillo started this season as a potential top-six forward, but he's been relegated to a supporting role. He's not expected to even play in every game, but his blend of physical play and limited offensive capabilities should help the Blackhawks in their playoff run.
Daniel Carcillo appears to be likely for Gm 4 | 05/07/2013 9:25 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo is likely to play Tuesday in Game 4 versus Minnesota.
Chris Kuc on Twitter
ImpactIt looks like he'll suit up and Brandon Bollig will sit as a healthy scratch after playing in Chicago's previous postseason contests.
Daniel Carcillo 'could play' on Tuesday night | 05/07/2013 2:20 PM
NewsBlackhawks coach Joel Quenneville says Daniel Carcillo "could play" in Tuesday's Game 4.
Michael Russo on Twitter
ImpactCarcillo has been a healthy scratch for the first three games of the series but the Blackhawks could be looking to add more of an edge to their lineup for Game 4. With Quenneville, "could play" usually means "will play," but we likely won't have confirmation until pregame warmups.
Daniel Carcillo scores in 3-1 loss | 04/23/2013 2:02 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo scored his second goal of the season in the Blackhawks 3-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks.
ImpactCarcillo has dealt with a multitude of injuries over the past few seasons, and maybe this is the reason why the PIM's have dropped siginificantly. Or maybe he has made a concious effort to tone it down and focus on playing hockey instead. Either way, he has killed his greatest attribute, his PIM's, by his change of style. He's not a point producer either so if he isn't collecting PIM's, he has no fantasy value.
Daniel Carcillo fighting to stay in lineup | 04/11/2013 9:43 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo has dealt with consistency issues since returning from a knee injury.
ImpactCarcillo has two points in 19 games while averaging 8:58 minutes per contests. That's quite a reversal of fortunes for a player that started the season on Chicago's top line. "I'm just trying to gear up for the stretch run and hopefully earn a spot in the lineup for the playoffs," Carcillo said. "Every day is kind of a new challenge. I just have to play every game almost perfect to stay in this lineup." Carcillo's physical play will probably be an asset for the Blackhawks during the postseason, but we don't expect him to battle back into a top-six position in what's left of the regular season or the playoffs.
Daniel Carcillo will suit up vs. Ducks Weds. | 03/20/2013 3:58 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo will get back into Chicago's lineup Wednesday.
Chris Kuc on Twitter
ImpactHe has been a healthy scratch for the team's past three games. Carcillo has appeared in just 11 games this season, mostly because of injury, where he has collected two points, seven penalty minutes and 20 hits.
Daniel Carcillo a healthy scratch again | 03/19/2013 7:15 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo was a healthy scratch for the fourth straight time Monday.
ImpactCarcillo was joined in the press box by Jamal Mayers and Sheldon Brookbank. Carcillo has not fully recovered from a knee injury suffered on opening night. His value is in penalty minutes so look elsewhere at this time.
Carcillo adjusting after lengthy injuries | 03/07/2013 9:36 AM
NewsAlthough Daniel Carcillo is healthy, he's still adjusting after barely playing over the last year.
ImpactInjuries have limited Carcillo to just 10 games since the start of 2012. "I still don't feel 100 percent out there. Body-wise I am, but mentally getting back into the game after missing almost 14 months, it's hard," Carcillo said. "I'm still getting back into the swing of things. It's nice to get rewarded, because it's been a long, hard road, that's for sure." Carcillo is referring to the fact that he netted the game-winner with 50 seconds remaining in regulation time in Chicago's 3-2 victory on Wednesday. That has to help his confidence.
Carcillo's late goal extends Hawks' streak | 03/06/2013 10:35 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo's goal kept the Blackhawks' points streak alive with a 3-2 win over the Avalanche on Wednesday night.
ImpactWith Marian Hossa out with an upper-body injury, Carcillo received an increased role and it paid off big time. The agitator picked a good time to score his first goal of the season, potting it with 50 seconds left in the game. Jonathan Toews and Andrew Shaw had the other markers. This is an especially impressive win considering Chicago was down entering the third and Shaw and Patrick Sharp also left with injuries later in the tilt. The Hawks are now 21-0-3 with 11 wins in a row.
Daniel Carcillo doesn't mind his reputation | 02/27/2013 9:27 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo doesn't necessarily mind the reputation he's built through nine suspensions and fines.
Impact"I definitely don't have much room out there, that's for sure," Carcillo said. "But I'm not going to look at it negatively. I kind of like the unpredictability that I have established. Because if (opponents) are worrying about me running around, they're not worrying about the other two guys on (my line). It's an advantage for us." He has 13 hits in three games since returning from a knee injury.
Daniel Carcillo plays 8:20 minutes in return | 02/23/2013 10:57 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo played 8:20 minutes in his return from a knee injury.
ImpactCarcillo missed a month due to his knee problem. He started the season as a top-six forward, but he lost that spot during his time on the sidelines. That hurts his offensive potential, but he should still get plenty of PIM either way.
Chicago will get Daniel Carcillo back Friday | 02/22/2013 3:10 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo (knee) will play on the fourth line Friday.
Chris Kuc on Twitter
ImpactWhen Carcillo sustained the injury, it looked like he'd get top-six minutes this season. Carcillo might have lost that opportunity for now, but he'll still be a good source of penalty minutes.
Daniel Carcillo ready, but won't play Tuesday | 02/19/2013 2:04 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo (knee) says he's ready to return but won't play Tuesday night.
Chris Kuc on Twitter
ImpactCarcillo has played in only one game this season after being limited to 28 games last season. He has some fantasy value thanks to a decent scoring touch and heavy amounts of penalty minutes, but he's not worth stashing in most formats. Leave him on the waiver wire and monitor his progress.
Daniel Carcillo won't return Friday, is close | 02/15/2013 1:37 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo (knee) will miss Friday's game.
Brian Hedger on Twitter
ImpactCarcillo did skate Friday and he's getting close to returning. He was limited to just 28 games last season and has played in only one contest in 2013.
Daniel Carcillo (knee) returns to practice | 02/14/2013 3:49 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo (knee) practiced with his teammates for the first time since suffering a spained right knee Jan. 19.
Impact"Everything's going well," Carcillo said. "Rehab went well and I feel strong on the ice. It's just a matter of time when they'll make the decision and I'll get the call to go in. I feel strong. It's encouraging." He was hurt in the first game of the season after missing most of the 2011-12 campaign due to an injury to his other knee.
Where will Carcillo play when he's healthy? | 02/13/2013 9:46 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo (knee) is getting close to returning, but the big question is where he'll play when he's healthy.
ImpactCarcillo started the season on the Blackhawks' first line, but Brandon Saad has looked good in that position in Carcillo's absence. "We love those kinds of decisions," Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said. "We welcome tough ones and depth is something we went into the start of the season -- you know you're going to get tested and challenged. Today we look relatively healthy. But we'll see. "
Daniel Carcillo joins Hawks at morning skate | 02/12/2013 2:15 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo (lower body) skated with the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday morning.
Tracey Myers on Twitter
ImpactSteve Montador (concussion) also joined this morning's skate, although he remains sidelined indefinitely. Carcillo is expected to miss at least another week with the injury and should get top-six minutes upon his return. Carcillo has missed all but one game this season with the injury but did register an assist in his lone appearance.
Carcillo should resume skating this week | 02/06/2013 10:36 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo (lower body) is expected to start skating this week, according to Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman.
ImpactCarcillo will probably be out for at least two more weeks. When he returns, he might end up getting top-six minutes with Chicago.
Carcillo still needs at least 2 more weeks | 02/05/2013 9:56 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo (lower body) is expected to miss at least two more weeks.
ImpactBlackhawks coach Joel Quenneville isn't sure if Carcillo's resumed skating as Carcillo has been rehabbing in Chicago during the Blackhawks' road trip. Carcillo was hurt in Chicago's season opener.
Carcillo 'progressing;' not close to return | 01/30/2013 10:15 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo is "progressing" in his return from a right knee sprain, according to Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville.
ImpactThe coach won't put a timetable on his return just yet, but it's unlikely he'll return before the Hawks return from their six-game road trip on Feb. 12. The feisty winger was hurt in the season opener Jan. 19. "He's progressing (and) he seems happy with where he's at (but) I don't want to put a timeline on it yet," Quenneville said. "His workouts are getting a little more intense than they were the first . four or five days of probably not doing much at all."
Daniel Carcillo expected to miss one month | 01/20/2013 5:04 PM
NewsIt appears that Daniel Carcillo's issue is a knee injury, which is expected to sideline him for about one month.
ImpactThere are some bright sides, though. It's his right knee, not a recently surgically repaired left one. Also, he isn't expected to go under the knife. Carcillo isn't a big-time contributor, although the possibility of landing with high-end teammates makes him occasional watch list material, if nothing else.
D. Carcillo will miss time with leg injury | 01/19/2013 9:53 PM
NewsDaniel Carcillo is out with what's believed to be a leg injury.
ImpactCarcillo sustained the injury in the third period of Saturday's contest. "Danny is going to miss some time here," coach Joel Quenneville said. "We'll know more exactly about the time frame by (Sunday)." Carcillo was playing in his first game since Jan. 2, 2011. He underwent knee surgery to repair his ACL last year.
Carcillo gets a shot on Blackhawks' top line | 01/18/2013 10:20 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo has been skating alongside Jonathan Toews and Marian Hossa.
Impact"Cars is an energy player," Hossa said. "Basically, he can go hard to the net and get extra room for the chances, so it's going to work out great for us. He gets his feet going and he's really a huge key in our line because he makes room for us." Carcillo figures to get a ton of penalty minutes, but he might also break the 20-point mark if he can stay on a scoring line this season.
Carcillo feels good, but need conditioning | 01/09/2013 11:09 AM
NewsDaniel Carcillo got plenty of extra time to recover form a torn ACL in his right knee due to the lockout.
ImpactCarcillo underwent surgery in January 2012. "Everything feels good," he said. "It's been a long year and I'm definitely excited to get started. Getting back into game shape now is my big concern -- the stops, the starts, coming off the turns and that sort of thing." Carcillo, like all players, will only get a week of training camp with no exhibition games before the season starts. Consequently, he's likely to be one of the many players that's rusty at the start of the season.
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