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  • Hansen will miss DU series after suspension

    Tue, February 18, 2014 by Joe Paisley with no comments

    HansenColorado College freshman forward Matt Hansen will have to sit out this weekend’s National Collegiate Hockey Conference series against No. 18 Denver.

    The league issued a one-game suspension under its supplemental discipline policy, in addition to the automatic one-game suspension for a game disqualification penalty Hansen (two points, 10 games) received at the end of the Tigers’ 3-0 home win over Western Michigan on Saturday.

    Hansen2013-14The suspension was assessed after video review showed Hansen swung his stick and made contact to the head/neck area of Western Michigan player Thomas Nitsche. Hansen was assessed a five-minute high-sticking major and a game disqualification penalty at the time while Nitsche was assessed a two-minute minor for roughing and a five-minute cross checking major. All penalties occurred at 20:00 of the third period.

    Hansen is eligible to play in CC’s game at Nebraska-Omaha on Feb. 28.

    This is the second supplementary suspension handed out by the new league. CC sophomore Jared Hanson was punished earlier this season.

  • NCHC suspends Tigers’ Hanson for one game

    Tue, January 28, 2014 by Joe Paisley with no comments

    Hanson home whitesThe National Collegiate Hockey Conference  suspended Colorado College sophomore forward Jared Hanson for one game, in accordance with the conference’s supplemental discipline policy, the NCHC announced Tuesday.

    The suspension stems from an illegal hit during the Tigers’ game against Miami this past Saturday

    Action was taken by the conference after a review of the play in which Hanson hit a Miami player from behind after the whistle at 16:34 of the second period. Hanson was assessed a five-minute checking from behind major and a game misconduct penalty on the play.

    Hanson will serve the suspension during Colorado College’s next game at Minnesota-Duluth on Friday, Feb. 7. He is eligible to return to competition Feb. 8.

    It is the first suspension handed down by the league under its supplemental discipline policy.