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Blue Jackets' Comeau faces disciplinary hearing

Wednesday, 03.12.2014 / 9:47 AM / NHL Department of Player Safety

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Blue Jackets' Comeau faces disciplinary hearing
Columbus Blue Jackets forward Blake Comeau will have a phone hearing Wednesday for his hit on Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith during the first period Tuesday at Nationwide Arena.

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Blake Comeau will have a phone hearing Wednesday for his hit on Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith during the first period Tuesday at Nationwide Arena.

Comeau was assessed a minor penalty for boarding and one for diving at 12:47 of the first period. Smith was given a penalty for cross-checking.

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

Columbus won the game, 4-1.