Lightning's Gourde to have hearing for check to head on Hurricanes' Staal
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Tampa Bay Lightning forward Yanni Gourde will have a hearing Friday for an illegal check to the head of Carolina Hurricanes forward Jordan Staal, the NHL Department of Player Safety announced.

Here's a look at the play, which took place in the first period of Thursday's contest:

Gourde was handed a 10-minute match penalty and a game misconduct for the hit. The 27-year-old has never faced supplemental discipline from the league.

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Lightning's Gourde to have hearing for check to head on Hurricanes' Staal
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