No hearing scheduled for Niederreiter after Burrows hit


No disciplinary hearing has been scheduled for Nino Niederreiter after his high hit on Vancouver’s Alex Burrows during Minnesota’s 5-2 loss on Wednesday night, an NHL spokesman confirmed.

Here’s the hit in question:



Niederreiter was given a two-minute interference minor on the play. Burrows briefly left the game — he finished the second period with just six shifts for 3:49 TOI — but returned to play over five minutes in the third.