Big Ten Announces Suspension of Two Michigan Hockey Student-Athletes
February 18, 2014INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
ROSEMONT, Ill. - The Big Ten Conference office announced today that Michigan hockey
student-athletes Michael Downing and Andrew Sinelli have each been suspended for one
game, under the conference's supplemental discipline process, as a result of
separate incidents that occurred in a game against Minnesota on February 15.
The actions were taken by the conference after a review of separate incidents that
occurred in the third period. At the 5:35 mark, Downing received a major penalty for
contact to the head and a game misconduct. At the 14:37 mark, Sinelli received a
minor penalty for cross-checking. Downing and Sinelli are ineligible to play in
Michigan's February 21 game against Penn State.
The Big Ten Conference considers this matter concluded and will have no further