Ontario Hockey League Suspensions


Two Ontario Hockey League players have been suspended for their actions via Twitter. The league suspended Peterborough Petes forward Greg Betzold, and forward Jake Marchment of the Belleville Bulls for breaking the league’s social media policy. Both players have received 15 games for “tweeting” inappropriate comments which the OHL considers “harassment” and or “abuse”

Betzold is a Maryland native that was born in 1995 and is in his third season in the OHL. Betzold has appeared in 142 games for the Petes and has scored 29 goals, and 44 assists. This season he has seen twelve games, contributing eight goals and four assists.

Marchment, a Los Angeles Kings prospect from Ontario Canada also born in 1995, whom is entering his second year with the Bulls appearing in 72 games, has 13 goals, and 26 assists in his time with Bellville. This season before this recent news he has played in 15 games tallying just three goals and four assists. Marchment was drafted in the sixth round (157th overall) in the 2014 NHLEntry Draft.