Nashville Predators forward Michael McCarron will have a hearing with the NHL's Department of Player Safety for an illegal check to the head to Tampa Bay's Yanni Gourde.
Nashville’s Michael McCarron will have a hearing today for an Illegal Check to the Head on Tampa Bay’s Yanni Gourde.— NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) April 11, 2021
The incident occurred with 23 seconds left in the third period of Saturday's game. McCarron was initially given a two-minute penalty before being given a match penalty after review and ejected from the game. The Lightning won 3-0.
McCarron, 26, has zero points in five games with the Predators this season.