The NHLPA has reportedly filed an appeal of the two-game suspension dished out toforward , according to .
The appeal will take place Tuesday, according to, meaning Voracek will remain unavailable for the Flyers’ contest versus the Ottawa Senators on Monday.
Voracek was suspended two games for interference after a reverse hit on New York Islanders blue-liner Johnny Boychuk on Saturday.
Any player can appeal on-ice discipline as long as written notice of the appeal is provided within 48 hours, according to the. Appeal decisions are handled by commissioner Gary Bettman, but for suspensions of six or more games, players can then appeal to a neutral arbitrator if the commissioner upholds the original decision.
Voracek didn’t appear to agree with his punishment, tweeting this shortly after the announcement of his ban.
If Voracek’s suspension isn’t lifted after review, he’ll be eligible to return to the lineup Friday evening versus the Toronto Maple Leafs.
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