Hockey East suspends Merrimack’s Tavernier one game for incident versus UMass

Hockey East announced Monday that Merrimack junior forward Sami Tavernier has been suspended one game stemming from an incident at 16:05 of the first period on Saturday, Oct. 27 against Massachusetts.

On the play, Tavernier was whistled for a five-minute major for hitting from behind and a game misconduct.

Tavernier will miss the game on Friday, Nov. 2 against Boston College and is eligible to return to the Warriors’ lineup Saturday, Nov. 3 at Boston College.