Penguins F James Neal has phone hearing scheduled for kneeing Bruins F Marchand

by Dec 7, 10:59 PM

According to the NHL's Department of Player Safety, Pittsburgh Penguins forward James Neal will have a phone hearing for an incident, which occurred on Saturday night. 

Neal kneed Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand in the head while Marchand was lying prone on the ice during the first period of Saturday night's game between the Penguins and Bruins.

A phone hearing means that Neal cannot be suspended for longer than five games.

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