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Kerfoot to have hearing for actions in Maple Leafs game

Forward facing discipline for boarding Avalanche defenseman Johnson

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Alexander Kerfoot will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Monday.

The Toronto Maple Leafs forward is facing discipline for boarding Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson on Saturday.

The incident occurred at 17:19 of the second period during Toronto's 5-3 win at Pepsi Center. Kerfoot received a minor penalty for boarding. Johnson remained in the game.

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.

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