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Nick Ritchie to have hearing with Player Safety

Ducks forward faces discipline from NHL for roughing defenseman Michal Rozsival @NHLdotcom

Anaheim Ducks forward Nick Ritchie will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Friday for roughing/sucker punching Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Michal Rozsival on Thursday.

The incident occurred at 6:00 of the third period of the game at Honda Center. Ritchie was given a match penalty.

The Ducks defeated the Blackhawks 4-0.

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

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