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Canucks' Virtanen to have Player Safety hearing

Supplemental discipline possible for incident with Sharks' Polak @NHL

Vancouver Canucks forward Jake Virtanen will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Wednesday for an incident with San Jose Sharks defenseman Roman Polak during a game Tuesday at Rogers Arena.

The incident occurred at 2:01 of the second period. Virtanen was assessed a five-minute major for interference and a game misconduct.

San Jose won the game 4-1.

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

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