Montreal Canadiens center Ryan White faces a disciplinary hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety for an incident that occurred during a game Monday night against the Philadelphia Flyers at Bell Centre.

White has accepted an in-person hearing at the League's Manhattan office, which will happen Wednesday. The offering of an in-person meeting means the penalty could be a ban of more than five games.

The following grounds for the proposed supplemental discipline are being considered: illegal check to the head.