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Toronto's Phaneuf to have hearing for hit

Monday, 12.09.2013 / 6:33 AM / Department of Player Safety News

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Toronto's Phaneuf to have hearing for hit
Toronto defenseman Dion Phaneuf will have a hearing with the NHL's Department of Player safety for a hit on Boston defenseman Kevan Miller.

Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf will have a hearing Tuesday morning with the NHL's Department of Player safety for a hit on Boston Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller during a game Sunday night at Air Canada Centre.

The incident occurred at the 17:39 mark of the third period when Phaneuf struck Miller in the back near the end boards in the Boston end. Miller left the game and did not return.

There was no penalty called on the play.

The following grounds are being considered for supplemental discipline: boarding. However, the Department of Player Safety retains the right to make adjustments to the infraction upon review.

Boston won the game, 5-2.