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Lauzon to have hearing for actions in Bruins game

Defenseman facing discipline for illegal check to head against Coyotes forward Stepan

by @NHLdotcom

Jeremy Lauzon will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Sunday.

The Boston Bruins defenseman is facing discipline for an illegal check to the head against Arizona Coyotes forward Derek Stepan on Saturday.

The incident occurred at 19:34 of the first period in Boston's 4-2 win at TD Garden. Lauzon received a match penalty for an illegal check to the head at 19:39. Stepan remained in the game.

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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