Originally written March 21, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan faces a Wednesday hearing with the NHL's Department of Player Safety for a hit in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Dallas Stars.Doan made contact with Stars forward Jamie Benn's head while delivering a hit in the second period. Benn appeared dazed but played the rest of the game. Doan received a two-minute minor for elbowing on the play."I think it's a suspendable offense," Stars coach Glen Gulutzan told reporters after the game. "He targeted the head with his elbow. The league will look at it for sure and then they'll decide, but it's deliberate."Doan was fined last week for a boarding infraction against Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano.
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