AHL announces suspension

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League today announced that Bridgeport Sound Tigers defenseman Matt Carkner has been suspended for one (1) game as a consequence of his actions in a game vs. Lehigh Valley on Apr. 10. 

Carkner was assessed an instigator penalty within the final five minutes of the third period, resulting in an automatic one-game suspension under the provisions of AHL Rule 46.22. He will miss Bridgeport’s game Friday (Apr. 15) at Portland.