Blue Jackets' Comeau faces disciplinary hearing
Columbus Blue Jackets forward Blake Comeau will have a phone hearing Wednesday for his hit on Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith during the first period Tuesday at Nationwide Arena.
Comeau was assessed a minor penalty for boarding and one for diving at 12:47 of the first period. Smith was given a penalty for cross-checking.
The following grounds for the proposed supplemental discipline are being considered: boarding. However, the Department of Player Safety retains the right to make adjustments to these infractions accordingly upon further review.
Columbus won the game, 4-1.