SPHL announces suspension

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (March 5, 2024) – The SPHL on Tuesday announced the following suspension:

Birmingham’s Joe Colatarci

Birmingham’s Joe Colatarci has been suspended four games under Rule 28, Supplementary Discipline, as a result of his actions in Game 227, Birmingham at Peoria, played on Saturday, March 2.

Colatarci was assessed a match penalty under Rule 21.1, Attempt to Injure, at 11:11 of the third period.

Colatarci will miss Birmingham’s games against Fayetteville (March 8 and 9) and Roanoke (March 15 and 16).

About the SPHL
Now in its 20th season, the SPHL is comprised of 10 member teams located throughout the southeastern and midwestern United States. Headquartered in Huntersville, North Carolina, the mission of the SPHL is to provide a quality family-friendly entertainment product structured inside an economic model that is viable for small and mid-size markets and arenas.