MacEwen to have Player Safety hearing for actions in Canucks game


Zack MacEwen will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Friday.

The Vancouver Canucks forward is facing discipline for kneeing Edmonton Oilers defenseman Darnell Nurse.

The incident occurred 10:55 into the second period of Vancouver’s 6-3 win at Rogers Place on Thursday. MacEwen was given a double minor penalty for high-sticking at 10:59.

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

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