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Foligno to have hearing for actions in Blue Jackets game

Forward facing discipline for elbowing Avalanche wing Bellemare @NHLdotcom

Nick Foligno will have a hearing with NHL Department of Player Safety on Monday.

The Columbus Blue Jackets forward is facing discipline for elbowing Colorado Avalanche forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare on Saturday.

The incident occurred at 17:15 of the second period during Columbus' 4-2 loss at Colorado. Foligno received a charging major and game misconduct. Bellemare left with an undisclosed injury.

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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