Ellison banned for 1 game
In the 14th minute of Monday’s match in Yekaterinburg between Avtomobilist and Metallurg Magnitogorsk, visiting forward Matt Ellison (№ 21) was sent to the locker room for causing injury to an opponent by checking to the head and neck area. After reviewing the episode, the KHL Disciplinary Committee upheld the referee's decision, and as a result, the major plus game misconduct penalty (5+20 minutes) remains in force and Ellison must pay a fine and serve a one-game suspension.
Kazionov banned for 5 games, Bryukvin banned for 1
With three seconds remaining in the second period of Friday's match in Magnitogorsk between Metallurg and Lokomotiv Yaroslavl, home team forward Denis Kazionov, having just received a minor penalty (2 minutes) for hooking, was given a game misconduct penalty (20 minutes) for unsporting and abusive behavior by a player toward a match official.
Svitov banned for 1 game
In the 31st minute of Friday's match in Novosibirsk between Sibir and Ak Bars Kazan, visiting forward Alexander Svitov was given a minor plus misconduct penalty (2+10 minutes) for checking from behind. This was the player's third 10-minute penalty of the current season, and as a result, he incurs a fine and an automatic one-match disqualification.
Khokhlachyov disqualified from Amur game
In Tuesday's match against Admiral in Vladivostok, Spartak forward Alexander Khokhlachyov picked up a minor plus game misconduct penalty (2+10+20 minutes) for slashing. As this was the player's second 20-minute penalty of the current season, following the game misconduct for spearing he received after September's match against today's opponents, Amur, he incurs a fine and an automatic one-game suspension, thus ruling him out of the Red-and-Whites match in Khabarovsk.
Komarov, Kovar and Ivanov banned for 1 game
In the 34th minute of Monday's match in Khanty-Mansiysk between Ugra and HC Sochi, visiting forward Andrei Ivanov was given a major plus game misconduct penalty (5+20 minutes) for kneeing and injuring an opponent. After reviewing the incident, the KHL Disciplinary Committee supported the referee's decision, and ruled that Ivanov must pay a fine and serve a one-game suspension.