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Stars' Garbutt faces Player Safety hearing

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Dallas Stars forward Ryan Garbutt will have a hearing Thursday morning with the NHL Department of Player Safety for a slew-footing incident with the Winnipeg Jets' Dustin Byfuglien during a game Tuesday at American Airlines Arena.

Garbutt and Byfuglien were pursuing a puck in the Winnipeg end when Garbutt knocked down Byfuglien at 13:22 of the third period. Garbutt was assessed a minor penalty for tripping. Byfuglien remained in the game.

The Jets won the game 5-2.

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

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