Jets' Stafford to have Player Safety hearing
Winnipeg forward penalized for high-sticking SaturdayNHL.com @NHLdotcom
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.