Boston Bruins forward A.J. Greer is set to have a hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety following a cross-checking incident involving Montreal Canadiens’ Mike Hoffman. The on-ice altercation has left fans and analysts speculating on potential consequences for Greer, who may face a fine or suspension.
During a heated face-off between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens, A.J. Greer and Mike Hoffman found themselves entangled in a scuffle. The situation escalated when Greer cross-checked Hoffman in the face, resulting in a major penalty and a game misconduct for the Bruins forward.
With a hearing scheduled for today, Greer may face a range of disciplinary actions from the NHL’s Department of Player Safety. Possible outcomes include a fine or a suspension lasting one or more games. The severity of the punishment will depend on the league’s assessment of the incident and any prior history of similar actions by Greer.
Greer has played 52 games with the Bruins this season, putting up 11 points and 85 Penalty Minutes.