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Lindgren to have hearing for actions in Rangers game against Avalanche

Defenseman facing discipline for illegal check to head of forward Donskoi @NHLdotcom

Ryan Lindgren will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Wednesday.

The New York Rangers defenseman is facing discipline for an illegal check to the head against Colorado Avalanche forward Joonas Donskoi on Tuesday.

The incident occurred 16:17 into the first period at Madison Square Garden. Lindgren was not penalized for the hit. Donskoi did not play the remainder of the game, which New York won 5-3.

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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