TSN's Bob McKenzie is reporting that Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta will face a disciplinary hearing with NHL head disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan over a check to the back of Rangers forward Brad Richards.
Richards' head slammed into the boards and he laid on the ice for several minutes following the hit. Kaleta was given a game misconduct. During the five minute penalty, the Rangers scored both of their regulation goals in the Sabres' 3-2 shootout loss.
No word yet whether the hearing with be over the phone or in person. An in-person hearing could result in a suspension of more than six games.