Oilers’ Connor McDavid to have hearing for hit on Leddy

Connor McDavid would serve two minutes for this illegal check to the head on Nick Leddy.

Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid will have a hearing for his illegal check to the head of New York Islanders defenceman Nick Leddy.

The incident occurred late in the first period of Thursday’s 4-3 overtime victory over the Islanders. McDavid’s shoulder made contact with Leddy’s head, dropping the blue-liner to the ice.

Leddy would remain in the game and McDavid was given a minor penalty on the play. McDavid would later score the overtime winner.

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