Vancouver Canucks defeceman Alexander Edler has a phone hearing with the NHL's Department of Player Safety at 6pm et/3pm pt today regarding his charging major in Thursday's 2-1 win over the Phoenix Coyotes.

The hearing will take place at 6pm et/3pm pt.

Edler was assessed a five-minute major after running into Coyotes goaltender Mike Smith behind the net late in the second period.

Smith was injured on the play and finished the period but wasn't back in net for the third. He was replaced by Jason Labarbera.