This is posted on the 107.5 Kiss FM website:
Vipers Captain Suspended
Posted on 11/3/2016
by Pete McIntyre
The BC Hockey league has issued a ten game suspension to Vernon Viper captain Riley Brandt.
It was for a hit on Merritt's Michael Van Unen in a game Saturday where Brandt received a charging major and two game misconducts.
The Vipers say they are appealing the suspension.
The BC Hockey League has not returned our request for comment on the suspension.
Hockeytube.net posted the video of Brandt's hit yesterday,
This is posted on the BCHL website:
3-Nov-16-During the game on October 29th involving Vernon vs Merritt, the Vipers Riley Brandt was assessed a major penalty for charging. This play was reviewed as per BCHL regulations. After review it was determined that this play was consistent with a Blow to the Head under regulation 1.1 Illegal Act in the Jr A Supplement. Brandt has previously been warned for increasing accumulation totals under the Jr A Supplement. In addition he was previously suspended for a major penalty for a Blow to the Head. Riley Brandt has been suspended 10 games – this decision is pending an appeal from the Vernon Vipers.