Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Nikita Nesterov have a hearing Friday with the NHL Department of Player Safety for a hit on Dallas Stars forward Curtis McKenzie during a game Thursday at Amalie Arena in Tampa.
Nesterov received a major penalty for checking from behind and a game misconduct for the hit at 15:56 of the second period. McKenzie left the game with a lower-body injury and did not return.
The following grounds are being considered for supplemental discipline: boarding and checking from behind.
Dallas won the game 5-3.