Phoenix Coyotes forward Martin Hanzal will have a talk with the NHL about his hit on Edmonton Oilers defenseman Jeff Petry on Saturday night.
The league announced Hanzal will have a hearing on Monday over the elbow he connected with Petry at 13:42 of the first period during the Coyotes’ 5-4 win over the Oilers. Petry was rattled by the hit but stayed in the game. Hanzal was assessed a minor penalty for charging.
Hanzal does have a record for the league to consider. He was given a one-game suspension for boarding Los Angeles Kings forward Dustin Brown during the 2012 playoffs.