Quantcast
News

College Hockey:
WCHA suspends Minnesota State women’s coach Means five games

The WCHA announced Monday that Minnesota State women’s coach Eric Means has been served a five-game suspension due to a violation of the WCHA Code of Conduct during a game on Feb. 17 against Minnesota-Duluth.

The five-game suspension, which includes one first round WCHA playoff game that Means sat out voluntarily on Feb. 24, will consist of the first four conference games (no exhibition or non-conference games) of the upcoming 2012-13 season.

“We understand and accept the decision made by the Women’s WCHA Executive Committee,” the school said in a statement. “MSU athletics supports the underlying principles of sportsmanship, respect and fair play and insists on integrity, ethical conduct and accountability from all staff, coaches and student-athletes. This decision suggests that the WCHA is committed to similar principles and ideals and this outcome sends a strong message to member institutions underscoring those expectations.”


The following is a self-policing forum for discussing views on this story. Comments that are derogatory, make personal attacks, are abusive, or contain profanity or racism will be removed at our discretion. USCHO.com is not responsible for comments posted by users. Please report any inappropriate or offensive comments by clicking the “Flag” link next to that comment in order to alert the moderator.

Please also keep “woofing,” taunting, and otherwise unsportsmanlike behavior to a minimum. Your posts will more than likely be deleted, and worse yet, you reflect badly on yourself, your favorite team and your conference.