From The FPHL Department of Player Safety

Binghamton, NY – The FPHL Department of Player Safety today have announced the following suspensions.

Carolina Thunderbirds Ford, SUSPENDED
Carolina forward Kalib “Gus” Ford has been suspended for One Game as a result from his actions during FPHL Game No. 226 in Baton Rouge, LA on Saturday, March 2nd.  FPHL Director of Player Safety Dave Jackson stated,
 “As Mr. Ford is ejected, he skates off the pointing the toe of his stick at the linesman's face. This behavior is in addition to his disrespectful verbal taunts all game long to both linesmen. Mr. Ford is suspended for ONE (1) GAME." 

The FPHL is a Single-A Minor Professional hockey league operating in its 14th season during 2023-24.