AHL announces suspension

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League today announced that Lake Erie Monsters defenseman Dale Purinton has been suspended for two (2) games as a result of his actions during an AHL game at Grand Rapids on Mar. 15.

Purinton received an automatic two-game suspension under AHL Rule 23.3 for accumulating four game misconducts in the general category this season.

Purinton will miss Lake Erie’s games Tuesday (Mar. 18) vs. Chicago and Thursday (Mar. 20) vs. Rochester.