BOUCHERVILLE, Tuesday, March 30, 2010 – The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League Disciplinary Prefect today announced that forward Samuel Morneau of the Val D'Or Foreurs has been suspended one game following a hit to the head. The incident occurred on March 26. The suspension will take effect at the beginning of the 2010-11 regular season.
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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