Former Viper, Spitfire Auger Suspended By OHL

Kyle Auger.

Kyle Auger.

(MISSISSAUGA, ON) – The Ontario Hockey League today announced the results of two reviews of incidents which took place in a game played in Ottawa on March 30, involving the 67’s and the visiting Mississauga Steelheads.

The first incident reviewed was a game misconduct assessed to 67’s defenseman Kyle Auger as the result of leaving the player bench during an altercation for the purpose of starting an altercation. Based on the review, and as per OHL policy, Auger has been suspended two games, head coach Jeff Brown has been suspended two games, and the Ottawa 67’s hockey club has been fined $1,000.

The second incident reviewed was an aggressor game misconduct penalty assessed to Nicolas Hague of the Steelheads.

Based on a preliminary review of the incident, it is the position of the OHL that Hague shall be suspended indefinitely pending a completion of the review by the league.


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