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ECHL announces fines, suspensions

Sunday, February 13th
ECHL announces fines, suspensions

The ECHL on Sunday announced the following fines and suspensions. Newfoundland’s Bafia fined, suspended Newfoundland’s Luke Bafia has been suspended for one game and fined an undisclosed amount as a result of his actions in ECHL Game #603, Maine at Newfoundland, on Feb. 12. Bafia is fined and suspended under Rule #28 – Supplementary Discipline as the result of an elbowing infraction at 13:57 of the second period. Bafia will miss Newfoundland’s game vs. Maine today (Feb. 13). Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the ECHL and the Professional Hockey Players’ Association, player fines collected by the ECHL are given to the PHPA for its ECHL Player’s Hardship Fund. South Carolina’s Blachman fined, suspended South Carolina’s Nico Blachman has been suspended for five games and fined an undisclosed amount as a result of his actions in ECHL Game #607, Norfolk at South Carolina, on Feb. 12. Blachman is suspended for his match penalty for fighting under Rule #46.15 and for unsportsmanlike conduct penalty under Rule #75.5 at 6:34 of the first period. Blachman will miss South Carolina’s games vs. Greenville (Feb. 15), at Florida (Feb. 18 and Feb. 19), at Jacksonville (Feb. 20) and at Greenville (Feb. 23). Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the ECHL and the Professional Hockey Players’ Association, player fines collected by the ECHL are given to the PHPA for its ECHL Player’s Hardship Fund. Norfolk’s Lang fined, suspended Norfolk’s Chase Lang has been suspended for one game and fined an undisclosed amount as a result of his actions in ECHL Game #607, Norfolk at South Carolina, on Feb. 12. Lang was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for slashing under Rule #61.5 at 6:34 of the first period. He is fined and suspended under Rule #28 – Supplementary Discipine. Lang will miss Norfolk’s games vs. Rapid City on Feb. 16. Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the ECHL and the Professional Hockey Players’ Association, player fines collected by the ECHL are given to the PHPA for its ECHL Player’s Hardship Fund. Iowa’s Zmolek fined Iowa’s Riese Zmolek has been fined an undisclosed amount as a result of his actions in ECHL Game #601, Utah at Iowa, on Feb. 12. Zmolek is fined under Rule #28 – Supplementary Discipline as a result his actions at the conclusion of the game. Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the ECHL and the Professional Hockey Players’ Association, player fines collected by the ECHL are given to the PHPA for its ECHL Player’s Hardship Fund.

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