Phaneuf will have a phone hearing on Tuesday for his hit from behind on Bruins' defenseman Kevan Miller.
Phaneuf crunched Miller into the boards from behind near the end of the third period in Sunday night's Bruins-Maple Leafs game. The NHL confirmed that Phaneuf's hearing will happen on Tuesday by phone, meaning that it can be no longer than five games.
Despite leaving warmups it appears that Phaneuf is still going to play.
Mark Fraser will once again be scratched as Phaneuf will play. This is great news for the Maple Leafs who could not afford to lose anyone else to injury, especially not their captain and big minute eating defenseman.
Phaneuf just left the ice early and was replaced by Mark Fraser.
Phaneuf took two line rushes before departing for the dressing room. It looks like he is doubtful to play tonight. Phaneuf reportedly blocked a shot last night and left briefly but was able to finish the game.