From the AHL offices:
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The American Hockey League today announced that Albany River Rats left wing Nicolas Blanchard has been suspended for one (1) game as a result of his actions in a game vs. Norfolk on Oct. 14. Blanchard was suspended under the provisions of AHL Rule 29.1 (supplementary discipline). Blanchard will miss Albany's game Saturday (Oct. 17) at Adirondack.