Hockey Dad Says He Wasn't Being Malicious When He Shined That Laser Pointer In A Little Girl's Eye

Joe Cordes, 42, admitted he shined a laser pointer onto the ice during last week's high school girls hockey game between Winthrop (Mass.) and Medway-Ashland (Mass.). The parents of the freshman goalie for Medway-Ashland had said their daughter complained of headaches afterward. Cordes, whose daughter plays for Winthrop, told TV station WBZ he didn't intend to shine the laser pointer "maliciously," though he apologized and now feels "like a complete jerk." He's been charged with disturbing the peace, the punishment for which sometimes amounts to the payment of court costs. The governing body for high school sports in Massachusetts has ruled the game's result will stand. Winthrop won.

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