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Jets' Stafford to have Player Safety hearing

Winnipeg forward penalized for high-sticking Saturday

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Winnipeg Jets forward Drew Stafford will have a hearing with NHL Department of Player Safety on Monday for high-sticking Nick Holden of the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday at Pepsi Center.

The incident occurred at 15:15 of the second period. Stafford hit Holden in the nose with his stick and was assessed a double-minor. Holden, whose nose was bleeding, got a penalty for holding the stick.

Stafford scored two goals and had an assist. The Jets won 4-2.

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

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