BOUCHERVILLE, Saturday, October 3, 2009 – The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League Disciplinary Prefect today announced that defenseman Éric Gélinas of the Lewiston MAINEiacs has been suspended for a total of two contests for attempting to injure an opponent. The incident occurred in last Thursday's game between the MAINEiacs and the Voltigeurs.
The decision was rendered after reviewing the videotape of the incident and after consulting all concerned parties.
In accordance with the QMJHL policy in the matter of disciplinary sanctions, the Disciplinary Prefect will not be available for further comment.
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