Broncos announce suspension of head coach

The Swift Current Broncos released the following statement on Tuesday:

Swift Current Broncos General Manager Chad Leslie announced today that Head Coach Devan Praught has been suspended indefinitely, for an alleged violation of the Western Hockey League Standards of Conduct. The WHL Security Network is reviewing the matter.

Assistant Coach Taras McEwen will assume the head coaching duties until further notice.

The alleged incident occurred on-ice during Swift Current Broncos practice on Monday, November 13.

The WHL and the Broncos are committed to holding players and staff to the highest standards of conduct both on and off the ice.

There will be no additional comment at this time.

The Broncos will host the Medicine Hat Tigers tonight at 7 p.m.