Thursday March 30, 2017


The Elite League Department of Player Safety has made the following decisions from incidents in matches last night.

Player: Jeff Hutchins

Number: 71

Team: Dundee Stars

During the game Fife Flyers v Dundee Stars on20/09/2014, The Department of Player Safety has automatically reviewed the major (5) + Game Misconduct that Hutchins received at19:53 in the third period. The Department of Player Safety has reviewed this incident and has come to The following conclusions...

• The cross check is a dangerous action with no regard for the opposition player's safety ,who is not in control of the puck.

• The cross check is reckless and directed at the opposition player's head.

• There is no apparent injury to the opposition player.

The Department of Player Safety has suspended Hutchins for one (1) match.

Click this link for a video explanation of the incident.


Team GP Pts
Cardiff Devils Cardiff*^ 52 81
Belfast Giants Belfast* 52 74
Sheffield Steelers Sheffield* 52 73
Nottingham Panthers Nottingham* 52 58
Braehead Clan Braehead* 52 57
Fife Flyers Fife* 52 53
Dundee Stars Dundee* 52 46
Manchester Manchester* 52 44
Coventry Blaze Coventry 52 43
Edinburgh Capitals Edinburgh 52 35

*Qualified for playoffs ^ EIHL Champions

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