Toronto Maple Leafs right wing David Clarkson will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Saturday morning for a hit on St. Louis Blues left wing Vladimir Sobotka in a game Thursday night at Scottrade Center.
At 6:28 of the second period, Clarkson was assessed a two-minute minor for an illegal check to the head of Sobotka, who remained in the game.
The following grounds are being considered for supplemental discipline: illegal check to the head. However, the Department of Player Safety retains the right to make adjustments to the infraction upon review.
St. Louis won the game, 6-3.
Clarkson To Meet With Shanahan n' Co
During last night's Game Toronto's David Clarkson tried to remove Vladimir Sobotka's head in the Second Period... with quite a bit of force. This afternoon The NHL Department of Player Safety announced they will have a Phone Hearing with Clarkson Saturday Morning to discuss the hit.