Thursday, January 19, 2012

OHL Announces Disciplinary Action

Press Release

Toronto, ON - The Ontario Hockey League today announced the results of a review of an incident which took place in a game played in Sudbury on the 13th of January, 2012 involving the Wolves and the visiting Niagara IceDogs Hockey Club.

The incident reviewed was a checking to the head infraction assessed to player Dougie Hamilton of the Niagara IceDogs Hockey Club.

Based on a review by the League, it is the position of the League that player Dougie Hamilton shall be suspended for ten (10) games effective immediately.

Click here to see video and rationale of the Dougie Hamilton suspension.

The league has taken the position, that for education purposes, any announcement regarding supplementary discipline will be supported by video footage and additional rationale for all incidents involving checking to the head, checking from behind, and others at the discretion of the league.

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