Three players throughout college hockey have been suspended one game by their conference.
Alaska's Tyler Morley, Alabama-Huntsville's Brennan Saulnier and Sacred Heart's Connor Doherty each will miss their team's game tonight.
The first two suspensions came from the WCHA. Doherty's is from Atlantic Hockey. In all three cases the suspended player was not penalized for the play in question.
Morley, who is tied for the Nanook scoring lead with six points, will miss tonight's game against Minnesota State because of a third period play where he made a blindside hit to the head. It came late in Alaska's 5-2 loss to the Mavericks.
A vine of the hit taken by Shane Frederick of the Mankato Free Press:
Saulnier was suspended for tonight's game against Lake Superior State for making contact to the head of a Lakers player in the third period. The sophomore forward scored twice for the Chargers in Friday's 5-4 overtime win. He was previously given a ten minute misconduct for a play at the end of the first period, Saulnier is UAH's leading scorer with six goals and nine points on the season.
Doherty's play also came without a penalty. Atlantic Hockey, however, decided Saturday "that a penalty should have been called and thus, decided that a one-game, supplemental suspension was necessary." He'll miss tonight's game against Canisius.
All three players are eligible to return for their team's games on Friday November 6.