Toronto Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Friday afternoon for a hit delivered to Detroit Red Wings forward Patrick Eaves during the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium on Wednesday. At 11:04 of the first period, Lupul was assessed a minor penalty for cross-checking after the hit against Eaves. Eaves did not return to the game. The following grounds are being considered for supplemental discipline: cross-checking. However, the Department of Player Safety retains the right to make adjustments to the infraction upon review. Toronto won the game 3-2 in the shootout.
Maple Leafs' Lupul faces disciplinary hearing
NHL.com | Jan 2