The meeting stems from a hit at the conclusion of last night's game:
If the league were to suspend Malkin the suspension would be announced prior to tomorrow's game against the Flyers.
The NHL has been trying to take a stand against head shots.
Hits to the head were the main topic of conversation
at the recent General Managers' Meetings. At those meetings NHLPA
Executive Director Paul Kelly said that "better than three-quarters of the players say that we need to have a new rule on hits to the head."
The Malkin hit has been a big discussion point around the Internet:
Is it a suspension-worthy hit?
For comparison, here are the Ruutu and Witt hits that led to suspensions: