Elite League: Five Match Ban For Baldwin
The following is a press release issued by the Elite League:
Sheffield Steelers Defenceman Gord Baldwin have been banned for five matches for kicking following a supplementary discipline review.
Belfast Giants requested the review following the incident in the second period (26:03) of the game between the two sides on Saturday 12th October 2013.
The incident was reviewed by head of discipline Moray Hanson and he has assessed a match penalty for kicking under the IIHF rule 535.
This penalty carries an automatic five-match suspension, which cannot be appealed.
Baldwin will miss the following games…
1) Fife Flyers v Sheffield Steelers â€“ 19th October 2013
2) Sheffield Steelers v Belfast Giants â€“ 20th October 2013
3) Sheffield Steelers v Fife Flyers â€“ 26th October 2013
4) Coventry Blaze v Sheffield Steelers â€“ 27th October 2013
5) Sheffield Steelers v Coventry Blaze â€“ 31st October 2013
Stena Line Belfast Giants fans can watch the incident in question below, following the Giants second goal on Saturday, scored by Jeffrey Szwez.