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Nottingham Panthers' Guillaume Lepine has ban reduced

Guillaume Lepine
Lepine joined the Panthers from Elmira Jackals in the summer

The Elite League have cut the penalty to Nottingham Panthers defenceman Guillaume Lepineto to one match, just a day after announcing a four-game ban.

Lepine, 23, was penalised in the 5-0 win over Hull Stingrays for a checking to the head incident and was handed a second four-game ban of the season.

But an automatic review of the incident has seen the penalty reduced to excessive roughness.

The French-Canadian will now just miss Saturday's away game against Braehead.

Lepine was handed a four-game ban in October after an incident in the defeat against Sheffield Steelers.

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