Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - Submitted by Vees Staff
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, January 30, 2013
BCHL ANNOUNCES SUSPENSIONS
PENTICTON, BC–The British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) has announced suspensions stemming from the conclusion of the January 26th contest between the Penticton Vees and West Kelowna Warriors at the South Okanagan Events Centre.
The BCHL has suspended Vees forwards Michael Rebry for five (5) games and Cody DePourcq and Brayden Park each for one (1) game. Also the league office has fined the Vees an undisclosed amount, as a result of the altercation at the end of the game.
Rebry will immediately serve his suspension and will be eligible to return on February 17th when the Vees host the Cowichan Valley Capitals. DePourcq and Park will each serve a one game suspension, determined by the team, before the conclusion of the regular season.
The Vees organization will not appeal the ruling and supports the BCHL’s decision. Per league policy, the Vees will no longer comment on the incident.