Lightning’s Erik Cernak to have hearing for elbowing Rasmus Dahlin

Rasmus Dahlin would head to the locker room after taking an elbow to the face from Erik Cernak.

Tampa Bay Lightning defenceman Erik Cernak will have a hearing with NHL Player Safety on Tuesday after he elbowed Buffalo Sabres defenceman Rasmus Dahlin during Monday’s game.

Dahlin exited the game late in the second period and did not return after the hit.

Sabres coach Ralph Krueger said Dahlin suffered a concussion during the game.

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