Recently, Dennis Wideman of the Calgary Flames received a 20-game suspension for “physical abuse of an official.”
What happened in a junior hockey game in Sherbrooke, Quebec recently went above and beyond inappropriate behavior between a player and someone wearing the zebra stripes.
According to the video below, Olivier Marcotte was handcuffed after wrestling the linesman to the ice and spitting on him
No words…… >:( 😮 >:( Junior AA player gets handcuffed and arrested by the Police during game after wresting and spitting on linesman… (Full Video)(via: TVASports)
Posted by HockeyWebCast on Wednesday, February 24, 2016
According to a report from Le Journal de Montréal, Marcotte was released after everything had calmed down and he has not been arrested or charged after the linesman did not lodge a formal complaint.