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AHL announces suspension

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League today announced that Hartford Wolf Pack defenseman Dale Purinton has been suspended for one (1) game as a result of his actions in an AHL Calder Cup Playoff game vs. Manchester on Tuesday (Apr. 25).

Purinton received an automatic one-game suspension as a result of being assessed an instigator penalty within the last five minutes of regulation on Tuesday night.

He will miss Game 6 of the Atlantic Division semifinal series between the teams, to be played in Manchester on Thursday (Apr. 27).