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Leafs' Lupul faces hearing for check vs. Lightning

Thursday, 03.21.2013 / 9:12 AM / News

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Leafs' Lupul faces hearing for check vs. Lightning
Toronto Maple Leafs' Joffrey Lupul faces hearing for check vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul faces a hearing with the Department of Player Safety on Thursday afternoon.

The following grounds for potential supplemental discipline are being considered: illegal check to the head. The incident occurred at the :45 mark of the third period during a game Wednesday night against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Air Canada Centre.

Lupul was assessed a two-minute minor for illegal check to the head following a check against Tampa Bay defenseman Victor Hedman in the neutral zone.

Toronto won the game, 4-2

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