Maple Leafs forward Hyman has hearing with NHL after hit on Bruins’ McAvoy

Maple Leafs forward Hyman has hearing with NHL after hit on Bruins’ McAvoy

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman had a hearing with the NHL department of player safety on Sunday following his hit on Boston Bruins defenceman Charlie McAvoy.

Hyman was given an interference major on the play in Toronto’s 6-3 loss in Boston on Saturday night.

McAvoy had cleared the puck out from behind his own goal-line and was watching the play unfold when Hyman hit him, knocking the Bruins defenceman to the ice.

McAvoy had already missed 20 games this season with a concussion.

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