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NHL will review Mike Green’s hit on Brett Connolly

Nashville Predators v Washington Capitals

BALTIMORE, MD - SEPTEMBER 20: Mike Green #52 of the Washington Capitals skates against the Nashville Predators at the 1st Mariner Arena on September 20, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Predators defeated the Capitals 2-0. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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Mike Green didn’t receive a penalty for his devastating hit on Tampa Bay’s Brett Connolly, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that he’ll escape punishment. The NHL has scheduled a hearing Friday to discuss Green’s hit. You can judge the incident for yourself by checking out the clip below:

Although Green’s elbow appeared to make contact with Connolly head, Connolly was able to rejoin the Lightning before the period concluded. That will probably work in Green’s favor when the NHL decides what to do with him.