Buffalo Sabres forward Jason Akeson will have a hearing Friday with the NHL Department of Player Safety for a hit on Ottawa Senators forward Colin Greening during a preseason game Wednesday.
Greening was hit by Akeson at approximately 7:49 of the third period. No penalty was assessed on the play. Greening left the game and did not return. Akeson received a five-minute fighting major for an altercation with Travis Ewanyk that occurred after the hit.
The following grounds are being considered for supplemental discipline: charging/illegal check to the head. However, the Department of Player Safety retains the right to make adjustments to the infraction upon review.