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Jackets' Comeau faces phone hearing

by Staff Writer / Detroit Red Wings

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Blake Comeau will have a phone hearing Wednesday for his hit on Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith during the first period Tuesday at Nationwide Arena.

Comeau was assessed a minor penalty for boarding and one for diving at 12:47 of the first period. Smith was given a penalty for cross-checking.

The following grounds for the proposed supplemental discipline are being considered: boarding. However, the Department of Player Safety retains the right to make adjustments to these infractions accordingly upon further review.

Columbus won the game, 4-1.

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