HUNTERSVILLE, NC (February 25, 2023) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) on Saturday announced the following suspensions:
Macon’s Reid Yochim
Macon’s Reid Yochim has been suspended one game under Rule 28, Supplementary Discipline, as a result of his actions in Game 225, Quad City at Macon, played on Friday, February 24.
Yochim was assessed a double-minor penalty for high-sticking at 6:53 of the third period.
Yochim will miss Macon’s game tonight against Quad City.
Pensacola’s Kolten Olynek
Pensacola’s Kolten Olynek has been suspended one game under Rule 28, Supplementary Discipline, as a result of an unpenalized hit from behind in Game 223, Pensacola at Birmingham, played on Friday, February 24.
Olynek will miss Pensacola’s game tonight against Birmingham.
The following players are suspended pending further review into an incident at 16:58 of the first period in Game 227, Knoxville at Roanoke, played on Friday, February 24:
Knoxville: Rex Moe, Kyler Matthews, Preston Kugler, Rourke Russell, Rasmuz Waxin-Engback
Roanoke: Brendan Pepe, Dominiks Marcinkevics, Matt O’Dea
In addition, Roanoke’s Jarrad Vroman is suspended pending further review into his actions in the same game. Vroman was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for elbowing at 8:06 of the third period.
All players will miss tonight’s game between Knoxville and Roanoke and a final decision on the suspensions will be announced following the review.