You know it’s the play-offs when tension boils over during a game between two teams not wanting to give an inch in the best of seven series. As Stephen Stamp recounted the actions of last night the WLA Commissioner, Casey Cook was busy reviewing the game film and referees’ report and has swiftly handed out fines and suspensions. After the jump find out who will be watching from the sidelines for game three and who will be a little lighter in the pocket. Of course if you want to watch game 3, check out www.theboxrocks.com for the live webcast.
As a result of action that took place last night Aug 19 2011 at a WLA Playoff game at the Langley Event Centre between the New Westminster Salmonbellies and the Langley Thunder the following disciplinary action has been taken by the league.
1 Matt Laustrup has been suspended for 2 games for leaving the bench to enter an altercation.
2 Matt Roik has been suspended for 2 games as a result of a receiving a gross misconduct. The Gross Misconduct was assessed as a result of Roik’s careless contact with an official.
3 The New Westminster Salmonbellies have been assessed a $350.00 fine for failure to control here players during an altercation.
4 The Langley Thunder has been assessed a $250.00 fine for failure to control there players during an altercation..
5 The New Westminster Salmonbellies are fined $150.00 for failure to control Matt Roik for repeated attempts to physically engage opposing players during the altercation.
All fines and suspension are subject to WLA Policy Section 4.Teddy Jenner is one the leading sources for lacrosse information. He comes by his love of lax honestly with a lifetime of experience, two Mann Cup championships and six years of play in the NLL. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org, follow him on Twitter @OffTheCrosseBar or catch him on Team 1410 radio in Vancouver, B.C., as the host and producer of the Off the Crosse-Bar Radio Show In 2012, he was awarded the BCLA's Norm Wright Merit Award- handed out to a member of the media deemed to have have contributed to the promotion of lacrosse.
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