Boston Bruins forward David Pastrnak will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Friday for a hit on New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi during a game at Madison Square Garden on Thursday.
The incident occurred at 10:55 of the second period. Pastrnak received a minor penalty for an illegal check to the head. Girardi left the game briefly, but returned.
The Rangers defeated the Bruins 5-2.
The following grounds are being considered for supplemental discipline: illegal check to the head. However, the Department of Player Safety retains the right to make adjustments to the infraction upon review.