AHL announces suspension

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League today announced that Charlotte Checkers forward Aleksi Saarela has been suspended for two (2) games as a consequence of a high-sticking incident in a game vs. Rochester on Mar. 16.

Saarela was suspended under the provisions of AHL Rule 28.1 (supplementary discipline). He will miss Charlotte’s games Tuesday (Mar. 19) and Wednesday (Mar. 20), both vs. Syracuse.