Hockey East hands one-game suspensions to Merrimack’s Bigos, BC’s Silk

Hockey East announced Wednesday a pair of one-game suspensions to Merrimack senior defenseman Kyle Bigos and Boston College freshman forward Brendan Silk.

Bigos received his second game misconduct on March 4 against Massachusetts-Lowell and then a third in the form of league supplemental discipline. He is eligible to return to the Warriors’ lineup on Saturday, March 9 at Massachusetts.

Silk will sit after an illegal hit to the head of a Providence player on March 2 and can re-join the Eagles on Saturday, March 9 at Vermont. No penalty was called on the play.