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Matthew Tkachuk to have hearing with Player Safety

Flames forward faces discipline from NHL for elbowing against Kings defenseman Drew Doughty @NHLdotcom

Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Monday for elbowing against Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty.

The incident occurred at 19:36 of the first period of the game at Scotiabank Saddledome on Sunday. Tkachuk was not penalized on the play.

The Flames defeated the Kings 5-2.

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

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