Thunderbirds’ Cross suspended for one game

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League today announced that Springfield Thunderbirds defenseman Tommy Cross has been suspended for one (1) game as a consequence of his actions in a game vs. Providence on Jan. 15.

Cross 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 46.21. He will miss Springfield’s game Tuesday (Jan. 18) at Charlotte.