PRINCETON, N.J. – The ECHL announced that it has suspended Gwinnett defenseman Joe Grimaldi for one game and fined him an undisclosed amount as a result of his actions in ECHL Game #771 at Columbia on Mar. 15.
Grimaldi, who was assessed a Match Penalty for Kicking at 9:57 of the third period, is suspended and fined under Rule 29 Supplemental Discipline.
Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the ECHL and the Professional Hockey Players’ Association, player fines collected by the ECHL are given to the PHPA for its ECHL Player’s Hardship Fund.
Grimaldi will miss Gwinnett’s game against Florida (Mar. 20).