Kevin Westgarth has been suspended for two games for hitting Ottawa's Mark Borowiecki from behind.
Kevin Westgarth will have a disciplinary hearing over the phone with the NHL on Tuesday.
Kevin Westgarth (upper body) returned to action on Saturday.
Kevin Westgarth left practice on Wednesday after suffering an upper body injury.
Kevin Westgarth was a healthy scratch on Sunday as Tuomo Ruutu returned to the Carolina lineup.
Kevin Westgarth potted two goals for the Hurricanes as they were blasted by the Penguins 8-3 on Saturday night.
Although the Flyers are a tough team, it appears the Hurricanes do not believe they need Kevin Westgarth in the lineup against them Saturday night.
Kevin Westgarth was a pivotal member of the players' negotiating committee that eventually hammered out a new CBA with the owners.
The Carolina Hurricanes have acquired Kevin Westgarth from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for Anthony Stewart, a 2013 fourth-round draft pick, and a 2014 sixth-round pick.
Although some say it wasn't never officially broached, the NHLPA reportedly made a major concession by dropping the demand for a cap on escrow.
The informational meeting between the NHL and NHLPA ended on Sunday, so now the union is reportedly holding an internal discussion to plot the next step.
As expected, the NHLPA opened up the process for players to vote for or against filing a disclaimer of interest on Sunday.
Kevin Westgarth claimed that the owners new to the CBA seemed to be uninformed compared to the players during last week's negotiations.
Kevin Westgarth scored four goals for the White Team Saturday in a 17-11 victory over the Black Team in the NHLPA charity game in Windsor, Ontario.