07:15 AM ET 05.03 | The second season saw its most gruesome hit Thursday night, perhaps leading to some time off for Ottawa Senators defenseman Eric Gryba. The NHL has scheduled a disciplinary hearing for [Gryba] on Friday for his hit on Lars Eller of the Montreal Canadiens in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series. ... Eller was taken off the ice on a stretcher after landing face-first following the hit. He was expected to spend the night at the hospital with head and facial injuries, according to the Canadiens. The following grounds for potential supplemental discipline are being considered: Illegal check to the head. However, the Department of Player Safety retains the right to make adjustments to these infractions.