Season ended for the young hockey player 13 year old who has assaulted a referee

News 6 December, 2017
  • Stephanie Gendron

    Wednesday, 6 December 2017 11:05

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    RIVIÈRE-DU-LOUP | hockey player 13 year old who has physically assaulted a referee on the ice during a tournament in Rivière-du-Loup is suspended until the 30 April 2018, by the end of the season.

    However, he made the choice of never playing hockey, we has confirmed his trainer Dominic Fleury.

    The discipline committee responsible to evaluate the sanctions that the youth had to undergo following his gesture held a meeting last Monday. It ruled that the suspension to be appropriate was that of a full season.

    “He has received his assent, goes to live with and derives a great life experience,” said Dominic Fleury, coach of the Eagles, Côte-de-Beaupré-Île d’orléans.

    The incident occurred during the tournament bantam hockey de Rivière-du-Loup, at the end of a match on 23 November, while the team of the young lost.

    He had imparted a severe blow to stick to the official, after being handed a penalty of 10 minutes for bad behaviour. He was then penalized and automatically suspended, this time for physical aggression towards an official.

    The youth was flown to the hospital where the official after the event, to present his excuses.


    The referee, also the deputy director of the high School of Riviere-du-Loup, had complained to the Sûreté du Québec. An investigation has been opened.