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Report: No disciplinary hearing for Avs’ Olver after Tarasenko hit

Feb 21, 2013, 11:17 AM EDT

Colorado forward Mark Olver won’t face any supplemental discipline for his hit on St. Louis Blues rookie Vladimir Tarasenko in the Avalanche’s 1-0 overtime win on Wednesday night, according to an NHL spokesman.

Here’s the hit in question:

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The NHL’s reigning rookie of the month, Tarasenko left the contest immediately following the hit and didn’t return.

Tarasenko was then taken to a local hospital for examination, but was released after the game and rejoined the Blues for their flight back to St. Louis.

Olver wasn’t penalized on the play.

Update: Former NHL referee Kerry Fraser said Olver should’ve received a two minute charging minor on the play.

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