BOUCHERVILLE, Saturday, October 10, 2009 – The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League Disciplinary Prefect today announced that forward Raphaël Pouliot of the Shawinigan Cataractes has been suspended for three games for an illegal hit to the head which occurred during last Thursday's game between the Cataractes and the Drakkar.
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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