WCHA suspends Lake Superior State freshman Hand one game for head contact infraction

The WCHA announced Monday a one-game suspension for Lake Superior State freshman forward Jake Hand.

Coupled with his automatic one-game suspension for a receiving a game disqualification penalty, Hand will miss the Lakers’ next two contests Feb. 5-6 at Michigan Tech.

The supplemental discipline comes after a review of Hand’s game disqualification infraction, which was assessed following a hit with contact to the head of an opposing player, at the 19:44 mark of the third period of LSSU’s game on Saturday, Jan. 23 at Minnesota State.

Hand is eligible to return for the Lakers’ game on Feb. 12 against Bemidji State.