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Flyers' Bellemare to have Player Safety hearing

Supplemental discipline possible for check from behind on Capitals' Orlov @NHLdotcom

Philadelphia Flyers forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety for an incident with the Washington Capitals' Dmitry Orlov during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference First Round on Monday.

The incident occurred at 12:17 of the third period. Bellemare received a five-minute major and a game misconduct.

Washington won the game 6-1. The Capitals lead the best-of-7 series 3-0.

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

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