Riley Barber to Serve One-Game Suspension for Fight (Video)

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With 3.4 seconds left in the Hershey Bears game against the Laval Rocket, Riley Barber and Markus Eisenschmid dropped the gloves. It seems that the fight came as retaliation. Eisenschmid delivered a check on Travis Boyd as he was coming down the ice with the puck. On Saturday afternoon, the AHL announced a one-game suspension for Barber

FROM THE AHL MEDIA RELEASE
The American Hockey League today announced that Hershey Bears forward Riley Barber has been suspended for one (1) game as a consequence of his actions in a game at Laval on Feb. 16.

Barber was assessed an instigator penalty within the final five minutes of the third period, resulting in an automatic one-game suspension under the provisions of AHL Rule 46.22. He will miss Hershey’s game tonight (Feb. 17) at Belleville.

By Michael Marzzacco

About Michael Marzzacco

Michael is an avid DC sports fan with a passion for writing. He has followed the Washington Capitals since the 2003-04 season, around the time his enthusiasm for DC teams really began. It was from the days when they had the worst record in the league to when they became the most exciting team in the area. His Dad took him to his first Caps game a couple of years later. One of his favorite memories was being in the stands during the 2015 Winter Classic where Troy Brouwer scored the game-winning goal with 12 seconds left. Michael graduated from Radford University in May 2016, earning a degree in journalism and focusing on sports journalism and broadcasting. His goal is to work in sports media in Washington, D.C.
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