Player Safety Announcement

February 16, 2017 - National Women's Hockey League (NWHL)

News Release

New York, NY - The Player Safety Committee of the National Women's Hockey League (NWHL) has suspended Buffalo Beauts forward Devon Skeats for one game for an illegal hit during the game on Feb. 4 against the New York Riveters.

The Player Safety Committee, charged with reviewing plays, holding hearings, and determining supplemental discipline, includes former player Kelly Cooke, 2014 US Olympian Josephine Pucci, US Olympian and Patty Kazmaier Award winner AJ Mleczko, NHL and AHL official Terry Koharski, and Vice President of Hockey Operations at the East Coast Hockey League, Joe Ernst.

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