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Fiala to have hearing for actions in Wild game

Forward facing discipline for boarding Kings defenseman Roy @NHLdotcom

Kevin Fiala will have a hearing with NHL Department of Player Safety on Friday.

The Minnesota Wild forward is facing discipline for boarding Los Angeles Kings defenseman Matt Roy on Thursday.

The incident occurred at 5:34 of the second period during Minnesota's 5-3 win at Xcel Energy Center. Fiala received a major penalty for boarding and a game misconduct. Roy did not play the remainder of the game.

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

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