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David Pastrnak of Bruins faces Player Safety hearing

Bruins forward faces discipline for hit on Dan Girardi of Rangers

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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.

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