February 10, 2013
Maple Leafs' Mikhail Grabovski to have disciplinary hearing
By THE SPORTS XCHANGE

Mikhail Grabovski during the Toronto Maple Leafs match against the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre, Feb. 9, 2013. (BEN PELOSSE/QMI Agency)

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mikhail Grabovski has a disciplinary hearing at 4 p.m. Sunday regarding an alleged biting incident at the end of Saturday night’s fight-filled 6-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.

Grabovski will meet with Brendan Shanahan, the league’s Vice President of Player Safety and Hockey Operations, according to NHL.com.

Max Pacioretty of the Canadiens claims that Grabovski bit him on the hand or arm during a third-period scrum.

Both players received a 10-minute misconduct for the incident that occurred at the 11:30 mark of the period. Grabovski was also issued a roughing minor.

“I saw the bite. You can see that on the video,” Montreal coach Michel Therrien said after the game.

It was one of several third-period incidents between the teams.



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