Ample canadian defender got a four game ban for the elbow tackle. Yonkman hit the Lock Ville Petmania Thursday's match in the third period. Yonkman received at the time of 2+10 minute penalty for the head or neck area against the tackle. The league's main video judge set a situation of a disciplinary hearing.
– Pan end Yonkman and Petman between struggle and tackle the situation in the aftermath of Yonkman strikes sharply to the left elbow on backwards and hits the back to the Petmania head, disciplinary delegation describes in its decision.
the 199-foot and 115-pound defender's explanation of events did not please the discipline of the keepers.
– Yonkman has explained the elbow attack with the intention to protect himself in the back side from the contact and refers to the earlier events, where Yonkman is hit from the back. Disciplinary delegation stated that the player can justify their actions to match the previous events. In addition, the delegation stated that in that situation have in general the need to make self-protection actions.
– Yonkman is a blow at recklessly compromised opponent and artificial account of the situation will impose a match penalty, disciplinary delegation of the president of Sampo liusjärvi signed by the decision states.