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Earlier today it was reported by all the usual in the know people that the NHL informed Chicago and Duncan Keith that he would have a phone-hearing with Brendan Shanahan tomorrow at 2pm ET. A phone hearing incates that the suspension would be 5 or less games.

But late breaking news tonight by Bob McKenzie it seems that things have changed. Here's what we learned:



So an in-person hearing opens up the suspension to be 6 games or more. It's not guaranteed that it will be 6+, but it allows Shanahan to do go that route if he so chooses. No idea if that means the scheduled hearing tomorrow will change from its scheduled time but this this tweet from Kypreos is also interesting and contradicting McKenzie: