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McLeod to have disciplinary hearing for hit on Kronwall

TSN.ca Staff

10/18/2013 10:49:09 AM

Colorado Avalanche forward Cody McLeod will have an in-person hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety for his first period hit on Red Wings defenceman Niklas Kronwall during Detroit's 4-2 win on Thursday night.

McLeod, who was assessed a five-minute major and a game misconduct for boarding and Kronwall was taken from the ice on a stretcher.

After the game, the Red Wings told the media that Kronwall had sustained a concussion.

By having an in-person hearing, the league can suspend McLeod for more than five-games as per the Collective Bargaining Agreement.