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Roman Polak to have hearing over hit on Oliver Bjorkstrand

The hearing is scheduled for this morning.

NHL: Toronto Maple Leafs at Columbus Blue Jackets
Oliver Bjorkstrand (bottom) is tended to by a trainer as Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Roman Polak (46) receives a game misconduct in the third period.
Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Toronto Maple Leafs defender Roman Polak is to have a hearing today over his hit on Columbus Blue Jackets forward Oliver Bjorkstrand in last night’s game.

This was the offence:

Polak got five minutes and a game misconduct for the offence.

You can read details on the ensuing seven minute penalty kill in the recap.

This is presumably a phone hearing and the result could be a fine or a suspension or nothing. We will update you when we have results.