's future participation is currently uncertain due to a contentious incident that occurred after a recent game, which has caught the attention of the NHL's Department of Player Safety (DoPS). An update on this matter has been provided.
Johnston's Update on the Situation Surrounding RiellyMorgan Rielly
was removed from the game following a contentious incident involving Ridly Greig
of the Ottawa Senators.
There is growing anticipation that Rielly may face suspension, and recent insights have been shared regarding the NHL's considerations.
Chris Johnston has reported the following:
It sounds like @NHLPlayerSafety is still in the information-gathering stage after last night's Morgan Rielly
cross-check on Ridly Greig
, but it wouldn't be surprising to see Rielly get a hearing.
The DoPS have some time with the #leafs not due to play again until Tuesday.
The NHL DoPS is focused on gathering all relevant information regarding Rielly's action to ensure a fair assessment, providing Rielly with a chance to explain his actions.
Stay tuned for further updates on this developing story.
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