The American Hockey League on Wednesday announced Grand Rapids Griffins forward Chase Pearson was suspended for one game as a consequence of a butt-ending incident in a game vs. Manitoba on Friday.
Pearson, 24, will miss Grand Rapids’ game Wednesday morning against Chicago.
A fifth-round pick (140th overall) of the Detroit Red Wings in 2015, Pearson has three goals and six assists in 11 games this season with the Griffins. In 108 career games with Grand Rapids, he has 21 goals and 34 assists.