At the request of the League’s Refereeing Department, the Disciplinary Committee investigated an episode from the 60th minute of yesterday’s Metallurg Magnitogorsk vs. Torpedo game, in which visiting forward Alexei Potapov collided with home attacker Jan Kovar.



After reviewing the episode, the Committee found Potapov guilty of checking to the head and neck area, and as a result, he receives a major plus game misconduct penalty (5+20 minutes) and a one-game suspension.