The hearing is in regard to a five-minute major penalty for boarding assessed to Dubinsky at 11:29 of the second period for a hit on Los Angeles Kings defenseman Rob Scuderi during the Kings 4-2 victory during a game Tuesday night at Nationwide Arena.
For six months, it's a really good accomplishment. But as soon as April [11, the end of the regular season] comes around, no one thinks about the regular season anymore. For six months, it's a real battle to get into the playoffs in the NHL these days. There are a lot of good teams, and it takes consistency over a long time.
— Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau on clinching a playoff berth after a win against the Islanders on Saturday