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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