WICHITA, KS – The ECHL Department of Player Safety has dished out fines and suspensions from the two brawls that happened in the final ten minutes of Saturday night’s game between the Kansas City Mavericks and Toledo Walleye Saturday night.
Kansas City’s Garrett Klotz has been suspended for eight games and Eric Freschi has been suspended for two games resulting from their actions ECHL Game #641, Kansas City at Toledo, on Feb. 10. Both players have also been fined an undisclosed amount.
Klotz was assessed a match penalty for cross checking under Rule #59.4 at 12:14 of the third period. He is fined and suspended under Rule #28 – Supplementary Discipline.
Klotz will miss Kansas City’s games vs. Indy (Feb. 16 and Feb. 17), vs. Florida (Feb. 18), vs. Allen (Feb. 23 and Feb. 24), vs. Rapid City (Feb. 27) and vs. Fort Wayne (March 2 and March 3).
Freshci was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for cross checking under Rule #59.5 at 19:30 of the third period. He is fined and suspended under Rule #28 – Supplementary Discipline.
Freschi will miss Kansas City’s games vs. Indy on Feb. 16 and Feb. 17.
In addition, the Mavericks were fined an undisclosed amount for their role in the brawls.