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Selleck faces hearing for incident vs. Hurricanes

Wednesday, 03.20.2013 / 9:50 AM / News

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Selleck faces hearing for incident vs. Hurricanes
Florida Panthers forward Eric Selleck faces a hearing with the Department of Player Safety on Wednesday afternoon.

Florida Panthers forward Eric Selleck faces a hearing with the Department of Player Safety on Wednesday afternoon.

The following grounds for potential supplemental discipline are being considered: leaving the players' bench on a legal line change for the purpose of starting or joining an altercation (Rule 70.2). The incident occurred at the 17:02 mark of the third period during a game Tuesday night against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena.

In addition, Selleck was assessed a two-minute minor for instigating plus a five-minute major for fighting and game misconduct under Rule 46.12 (Instigator in Final Five Minutes of Regulation Time [or Anytime in Overtime]) and has received an automatic one-game suspension.

Florida won the game, 4-1.

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