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Malkin to have hearing for actions in Penguins game against Flyers

Center facing discipline for high-sticking/slashing Raffl

by NHL.com @NHLdotcom

Evgeni Malkin will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Tuesday.

The Pittsburgh Penguins center is facing discipline for high-sticking/slashing Philadelphia Flyers forward Michael Raffl on Monday.

The incident occurred at 15:06 of the third period during Pittsburgh's 4-1 win at Wells Fargo Center. Malkin received a match penalty. Raffl was not injured.

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

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