PLAYER SAFETY ANNOUNCES SUSPENSIONS FOR 11/22/23
From The FPHL Department of Player Safety
Binghamton, NY – The FPHL Department of Player Safety today have announced the following suspensions.
Watertown Wolves Leeson, SUSPENDED
Watertown Forword Tate Leeson has been suspended for One game as a result from his actions during FPHL Game No. 54 in Watertowm, NY on Wednesday, November 22nd. FPHL Director of Player Safety Dave Jackson stated, “The video evidence on this infraction is very poor but thankfully it was witnessed by one referee and one linesman and the correct penalty was assessed. Their post-game report fully details what transpired and as such, Mr. Leeson will be suspended for ONE (1) GAME. We have a zero tolerance policy with respect to any spearing motion in or near the groin area, regardless of the degree of force. This comes down to an issue of respect for your opponent."
The FPHL is a Single-A Minor Professional hockey league operating in its 14th season during 2023-24.