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Discipline Summary: Week 15

04/07/2014, 10:30pm EDT
By NLL.com

Buffalo's Watt & Vancouver's Garrison assessed one-game suspensions


Bandits Bandits' Andrew Watt has been suspended one game following NLL review of Week 15 incidents. (Photo: Bill Wippert)

The National Lacrosse League has announced a summary of discipline stemming from incidents occurring during Week 15 of the 2014 NLL regular season for games played on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5.

Buffalo Bandits transition player Andrew Watt has been assessed a one-game suspension stemming from an elbowing incident on Calgary Roughnecks defenseman Dan MacRae at approximately the 1:53 mark of the fourth quarter of their game on April 5. No penalty was called on the field, but upon league review, Watt has been assessed a match penalty for violation of Elbowing (Rule 78.4), which carries an automatic one-game suspension (Rule 41.2).

Vancouver Stealth transition player Tyler Garrison has been assessed a one-game suspension stemming from an elbowing incident on Toronto Rock transition player Ethan O'Connor at approximately the 2:48 mark of the third quarter of their game on April 5. No penalty was called on the field, but upon league review, Garrison has been assessed a match penalty for violation of Elbowing (Rule 78.4), which carries an automatic one-game suspension (Rule 41.2).

Minnesota Swarm transition player Andrew Suitor has been assessed a game misconduct and major penalty stemming from an illegal bodychecking incident on Rochester Knighthawks defenseman Paul Dawson at approximately the 5:46 mark of the third quarter of their game on April 4. A major penalty for elbowing was called on the field, and upon league review, the ruling is upheld and Suitor has also been assessed a game misconduct penalty for violation of Illegal Bodychecking (Rule 70.8).

In other league discipline news, the appeals of Calgary Roughnecks transition player Tor Reinholdt and Rochester Knighthawks forward Joe Walters have been withdrawn and both players will serve their one-game suspensions this weekend. The appeal of Edmonton Rush defenseman John Lintz's one-game suspension will head to arbitration and Lintz is eligible to play this weekend.

Reinholdt was assessed a one-game suspension stemming from a high-sticking incident on Minnesota Swarm defenseman Alex Crepinsek at approximately the 5:28 mark of the second quarter of their game on Saturday, March 29. A high-sticking match penalty was called on the field, and upon league review of the incident, the match penalty was upheld for violation of High Sticking (Rule 62.2), which carried an automatic one-game suspension (Rule 41.2).

Lintz and Walters were assessed one-game suspensions stemming from their fighting incident at approximately the 5:06 mark of the second quarter of their game on Saturday, March 29. A match penalty was assessed to both players on the field after their fight followed that of Edmonton's Chris Corbeil & Rochester's Johnny Powless, and upon league review of the incident, the match penalty for Lintz and Walters was upheld for violation of Second Fight After The Original Fight (Rule 80.15), which carried an automatic one-game suspension (Rule 41.2).

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