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Kadri to have hearing for actions in Maple Leafs game against Bruins

Forward facing discipline for cross-checking DeBrusk @NHLdotcom

Nazem Kadri will have an in-person hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety in New York on Monday.

The Toronto Maple Leafs forward is facing discipline for cross-checking Boston Bruins forward Jake DeBrusk in the third period of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference First Round on Saturday.

The incident occurred with 5:57 remaining in the Maple Leafs' 4-1 loss. Kadri received a major penalty for cross-checking and a game misconduct.

The best-of-7 playoff series is tied 1-1 with Game 3 at Toronto on Monday.

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

According to the NHL/NHLPA collective bargaining agreement, a player has the right to an in-person hearing if facing a disciplinary suspension of six or more games.

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