The Champions Hockey League Sports Board has suspended two players - Peter Loretzen of the Stavanger Oilers and Dominik Lakatoš of Bílí Tygři Liberec - for one game each, based on separate incidents that occurred on Thursday night. The decisions, complete with video aids, are as follows:
According to the Arbitrator and having considered the video evidence, the Player Filipp Metlyuk (#17) of Neman Grodno, time 46:23, made contact with an opponent deemed Checking to the Head and Neck Area (IIHF Rule 124).
The CHL Sports Board suspends Filipp Metlyuk (#17) of Neman Grodno for 1 game, effective immediately.
- Head was the main point of contact
- Head contact was avoidable
- Extended body up and out to make head contact
- Not a repeat offender
Next game Filipp Metlyuk (#17) of Neman Grodno is allowed to play:
2 September 2017 - Vienna Capitals vs Neman Grodno.