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Rinaldo waives right to in-person hearing

Rinaldo waives right to in-person hearing
Published On: Tue, Dec 26
Feb 4, 2016; Buffalo, NY, USA; Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen (55) gets a penalty for taking down Boston Bruins center Zac Rinaldo (36) during the first period at First Niagara Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports

Arizona Coyotes centre Zac Rinaldo has waived his right to an in-person hearing for a punch on an unsuspecting opponent and will have a phone hearing on Wednesday.

During the second period of Saturday's game against the Colorado Avalanche, Rinaldo landed a punch to Samuel Girard after the two bumped into each other at centre-ice.

The incident occured immediately after Rinaldo hit Avalanche captain Nathan MacKinnon with an open ice check.

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