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Red Wings’ Bertuzzi facing discpline after punching Calvert from bench

Detroit Red Wings forward Tyler Bertuzzi will have a disciplinary hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety on Monday for an incident that happened in Sunday’s game against the Colorado Avalanche. The incident in question was Bertuzzi removing his glove and punching Avalanche forward Matt Calvert during a scrum. It all started when Calvert was hit into the Red Wings’ bench, resulting in several players grabbing hold of him and restraining him from getting back into the play. As Calvert tried to force his way free, he speared his stick into the bench. More players then grabbed hold of him and Bertuzzi delivered a bare-fisted punch to his head. Here is the sequence. It is important to note that when the DoPS announced th ...