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New York Rangers rookie Matt Rempe hits Nathan Bastien of the New Jersey Devils in the head
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Rangers 6-Foot-8 Rookie Gets Ejected For The Dirtiest Hit Of The Season

Published February 22, 2024 at 7:33 PM
BY SAMER
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New York Rangers rookie Matthew Rempe is known for stirring up trouble early in his shifts.

In his debut NHL game at MetLife Stadium, the 6'8" forward wasted no time dropping the gloves with veteran fighter Matt Martin, earning respect from his teammates.


However, in tonight's game against the New Jersey Devils, Rempe found himself in potential suspension territory.


Matt Rempe Facing Major Suspension For Dirty Hit To The Head



New York Rangers rookie Matt Rempe got ejected just 10 seconds into his shift.

Rangers rookie Matt Rempe receives a match penalty for this hit on Nathan Bastian


Matthew Rempe was ejected from the game after delivering a dangerously high hit near the boards on Devils forward Nathan Bastian. Considering Bastian's size, the impact of the hit was significant.

There's speculation about disciplinary action for Rempe, especially considering his questionable track record from his AHL days with the Hartford Wolf Pack.

It remains to be seen if the NHL Department of Player Safety will schedule a hearing regarding the incident.

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Rangers 6-Foot-8 Rookie Gets Ejected For The Dirtiest Hit Of The Season

Do you think he will get suspended?

No11121.1 %
Fined7614.4 %
1-4 games14727.9 %
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