SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League today announced that Lake Erie Monsters defenseman Dale Purinton has been suspended for three (3) games as a result of his actions during an AHL game at Grand Rapids on Mar. 26.
Purinton received an automatic three-game suspension under AHL Rule 23.3 for accumulating his fifth game misconduct in the general category this season.
Purinton will miss Lake Erie’s games Friday (Mar. 28) vs. Toronto, Saturday (Mar. 29) at Syracuse and Sunday (Mar. 30) at Toronto.