Canucks D Edler to have hearing for hit on Hertl

The Canadian Press

10/11/2013 9:25:24 AM

Vancouver Canucks defenceman Alex Edler will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Friday for a hit to the head on Sharks centre Tomas Hertl on Thursday night.

Edler hit Hertl near the Canucks bench in the second period, knocking off Hertl's helmet on the play.

No penalty was assessed on the play and Hertl remained in the game.

San Jose won the game 4-1.