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Stars’ Benn faces disciplinary hearing following cross check on Oilers’ Ryan Jones

Edmonton Oilers Ryan Jones receives attention after being hit in the back by Dallas Stars Jamie Benn (not pictured) during the third period of their NHL hockey game in Dallas, Texas February 28, 2013.

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Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn will have a disciplinary hearing with the league on Saturday regarding the cross check he put on Edmonton's Ryan Jones on Thursday, TSN reported.

According to CBC, it will be a fine hearing, which means Benn could be fined $5,000 or more.

The incident occurred in the third period, with the Oilers leading 5-1. Benn was given a major for cross checking and a game misconduct.

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Earlier, Jones had bumped Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen while skating to the net.

Benn has six goals and eight assists in 16 games this season.

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