Video: Leafs’ Ashton to have hearing for boarding Smith
Toronto forward Carter Ashton will have a disciplinary hearing on Friday for his hit from behind on Calgary’s Derek Smith on Tuesday, the NHL has announced.
Here’s the hit in question:
Ashton, 22, was given a minor boarding penalty on the play and also received a five-minute major for fighting Calgary’s Shane O’Brien.
As for Smith, he missed no time following the hit and returned to the contest, logging nearly 10 minutes total.