The Disciplinary Committee investigated the MOL League game MOL 203 (HK Beograd – Dunaujvarosi Acelbikak) where Tamas LENCSES player of Dunaujvarosi Acelbikak was being penalized 5 + 20 minutes for butt-ending (BUT-E, GA-MI). The Committee made the following conclusions:
IIHF RULE 121 – BUTT-ENDING
DEFINITION: A player who slides the top hand on his stick down the shaft to create a dangerous protrusion which he drives into the body of an opponent. A player who butt-ends an opponent will be assessed either a major and automatic game-misconduct penalty or a match penalty.
The Disciplinary Commitee approve the referee’s judgement, and do not use other sanctions.
During the season for the Dunaujvarosi Acelbikak player this is the second time a Game Misconduct (GA-MI) penalty was imposed
IIHF rule book RULE 109 - DURATION OF PENALTIES - GAME MISCONDUCT
A player who receives two game-misconduct penalties in the same game or different games of a tournament or event is automatically suspended for one further game.
Tamas LENCSES will skip the next Hungarian Cup match of his team.