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Oilers forward Hendricks faces Player Safety hearing

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Edmonton Oilers forward Matt Hendricks will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Monday for a hit against Florida Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad during a game Sunday at Rexall Place.

The incident occurred at 2:15 of the second period. No penalty was assessed on the play. Ekblad went to the dressing room following the hit but returned to the bench.

Florida won the game 2-1.

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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