Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Morgan Rielly cross-checking Ottawa Senators forward Ridly Greig
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Insider Drops a Bombshell on Morgan Rielly's Imminent Suspension

Published February 11, 2024 at 1:00 PM
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In the aftermath of a game last night, Morgan Rielly is now under scrutiny for a severe hit delivered after the conclusion of play, placing his immediate playing future in the decision-making realm of the NHL's Department of Player Safety (DoPS). A recent update sheds light on the situation.

Latest Insights on Rielly's Potential Suspension from Johnston

Following a controversial goal scored by Ridly Greig of the Ottawa Senators, Morgan Rielly faced ejection for his subsequent actions last night.

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Speculation about a suspension for Rielly is mounting, and an insider has recently provided new information regarding the NHL's current stance.

According to Chris Johnston, this is the latest:

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.

Given Rielly's controversial behavior, the NHL DoPS is keen on collecting comprehensive details before making a decision, allowing Rielly the opportunity to present his side of the story.

Further developments will be reported as they occur.
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