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Jets' Evander Kane faces Player Safety hearing

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Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane will have a hearing Monday with the NHL Department of Player Safety for a check from behind on Anaheim Ducks defenseman Clayton Stoner during a game Sunday at MTS Centre.

Kane hit Stoner from behind at 19:49 of the second period. He was assessed a major penalty for checking from behind and a game misconduct. Stoner was not injured on the play.

Anaheim won the game 4-3 in overtime.

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

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