Defenceman left out of line-up
Defenceman Mathieu Brisebois has handed in his notice and will leave the GMB Nottingham Panthers with the club's best wishes for his future.
He needs to return home to help run the family business and the club won't be standing in his way.
A club spokeswoman said:" Some things are more important than sport and that certainly includes family.
'Mathieu spoke with coach Neilson about his predicament and everyone at the club understands and wishes him well as he embark's on a career outside the sport."