Blackhawks’ Seabrook’s Hearing Set For Today

Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook will have a phone hearing with the Department of Player Safety today for his hit on Blues forward David Backes during Game 2 of the teams’ First Round Stanley Cup Playoffs series.

Seabrook received a major penalty for charging and a game misconduct at 15:09 of the third period for his hit on Backes, who was helped off the ice and was unable to return to the game.

The following grounds for the proposed supplemental discipline are being considered: interference/charging. However, the Department of Player Safety retains the right to make adjustments to these infractions accordingly upon further review.