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NHL Player Safety to call Gabe Landeskog on Monday regarding cross-check to Flames’ Tkachuk

Landeskog might be looking at more than just the minor penalty he served on Saturday

Colorado Avalanche v Calgary Flames
Karri Ramo #31 and T.J. Brodie #7 of the Calgary Flames defend against Gabriel Landeskog #92 of the Colorado Avalanche during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on December 6, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images

Gabriel Landeskog will be having a hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety on Monday to see if supplemental discipline will be needed to further punish a cross-check that Gabe laid on Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk on Saturday night.

The Colorado Avalanche winger received a two-minute minor penalty for cross-checking 3:53 into the game against the Flames that the Avs lost by a score of 3-2.

Here is a quote from the NHL website that explains a little more of the legal aspects of this situation: [NHL]

“The following grounds are being considered for supplemental discipline: cross checking. However, the Department of Player Safety retains the right to make adjustments to the infraction upon review.”

And the tweet that announced the hearing:

We will know sometime on Monday what the verdict will be. Hopefully, the Captain doesn’t miss any games. If anything. we’re likely to see a league maximum fine and nothing more.