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AHL footage of Zachary L'Heureux sucker-punching Colton Dach
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20-Year-Old First-Rounder Ejected For Sucker-Punching Dach In An AHL Game

Published December 31, 2023 at 11:42
BY JAMES CONNELLY

2021 first-round pick Zachary L'Heureux was ejected for sucker punching Chicago Blackhawks prospect Colton Dach

L'Heureux Sucker Punches Dach



Yesterday a game between the Rockford IceHogs and the Milwaukee Admirals took a turn for the worst as IceHogs forward Colton Dach was blatantly attacked on the ice.

After laying a late hit on 2021 27th overall pick Zachary L'Heureux, L'Heureux tripped up Dach and then sucker-punched him immediately after.



"Hoping that Colton Dach (#28) is ok. What a dirty play by Zachary L'Heureux. Not anything new from L'Heureux either as he was suspended nine times in the QMJHL (including one 10 game suspension). #Blackhawks #Preds #IceHogs"

L'Heureux was ejected for his actions and will likely receive a lengthy suspension for this play as not only did he trip Dach dangerously with his skate, but he also got up and sucker-punched him.

L'Heureux's Dirty History



L'Heureux has always been a top prospect who has struggled with playing within the rules. Through his entire QMJHL career, he never had a season where he had less PIMs than games played. This year, he has 82 PIMs in 27 AHL games proving to be a true pest.

L'Heureux has been suspended more than a few times throughout his young career for all sorts of dirty antics. He was suspended for 10 games for trying to attack a fan while walking off the ice.


QMJHL announced Zachary L'Heureux is suspended 10 games for attempting to jab a 16-year old fan with his stick several times.

He is a #Smashville 2021 1st round pick. This is his 9th suspension in 4 seasons.

Here are a couple of his other suspensions:



With the player having such a dirty history, the AHL will likely not hold back on his suspension and could suspend him long-term for his actions.
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20-Year-Old First-Rounder Ejected For Sucker-Punching Dach In An AHL Game

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