Hockey Player Assaults Opponent By Swinging A Stick At His Head

The YouTube uploader says this took place during a world invitational tournament held earlier this month in Chicago. At the 13-second mark, keep your eye on the top of the screen, where a player for the Toledo Cherokee reacts to getting elbowed to the ground by a player for the San Diego Jr. Gulls by clubbing him in… » 11/12/13 3:07pm 11/12/13 3:07pm

Hockey Coach Jailed For Tripping 13-Year-Old In Handshake Line

Chalk this up as a vote for hockey dads as the worst parents in sports; Martin Tremblay of Vancouver will serve 15 days in jail for assault, for an incident in which he tripped an opposing player after his son's youth hockey game. » 2/27/13 9:45am 2/27/13 9:45am

Hockey Dad Who Heckled Child, Made Threats While Holding Infant…

Father of the Year candidate Jason Boyd, whose caught-on-video outburst at a youth hockey game in Winnipeg we told you about yesterday, didn't just stop at calling a player "a midget" before threatening the boy's father, all while also holding a child in his arms. Nope. Boyd's behavior allegedly got even worse. He's a… » 2/15/13 12:15pm 2/15/13 12:15pm

It's Surprisingly Miserable Being An Enormous 12-Year-Old Hockey Player

At first glance, you'd think it's good to be a big boy. Ethan Lavallee is just 12 years old, and he already runs 6-foot-5½, 192 lbs. This should be an advantage in peewee hockey, and beyond—if Outliers' theory on young players' physical development carrying over through the rest of their lives is accurate, Lavallee… » 10/23/12 3:45pm 10/23/12 3:45pm

Youth Hockey Coach Arrested On Charges He Tripped An Opposing Player…

In a refreshing reminder that it isn't just the United States dealing with the problem of psycho youth sports coaches, a kiddie hockey league coach in Vancouver is in hot water with authorities after allegedly tripping an opposing player in the postgame handshake line, breaking the child's wrist. » 6/27/12 11:45am 6/27/12 11:45am

Case Dismissed Against Mike Milbury

A court magistrate found there was no probable cause to pursue charges against Mike Milbury for his role in an on-ice altercation in his son's hockey game two weeks ago. Milbury had been accused of assaulting a 12-year-old during a fight with Milbury's son during an outdoor game in Brookline, Mass. Afterward, Milbury… » 12/23/11 2:05pm 12/23/11 2:05pm

Parents: Mike Milbury Shook, Screamed At 12-Year-Old Player

Last Friday evening, two Boston-area youth hockey teams got together for their own Winter Classic, to be held outside at the Anderson Rink in Brookline. It was going to be a good time: an exhibition game between the Boch Blazers and the Boston Junior Blackhawks, followed by a family skate and a pizza party. (Each… » 12/16/11 2:40pm 12/16/11 2:40pm

Mike Milbury Charged With Assaulting 12-Year-Old Hockey Player [UPDATE]

Milbury, the outspoken TV analyst and former Bruins defenseman who has vehemently protested the "pansification" of hockey, is also a coach of a youth hockey team in Massachusetts. At a game in Brookline, last week, something happened. Details are scarce, but WCVB in Boston is reporting that Milbury was charged with… » 12/16/11 12:35pm 12/16/11 12:35pm

Here's An Adorably Vicious Hockey Brawl With 9-Year-Olds

Making the rounds today is this pro-quality brawl between two Kazakhstani U10 teams. If the biased YouTube uploader is to be believed, it began after the winning Astana team (in white) kept trash talking during the handshake line. What's Kazakh for "I can't believe I shook this guy's frigging hand?" [via Puck Daddy] » 12/13/11 1:45pm 12/13/11 1:45pm

Try To Guess How A Youth Hockey Team Used Water Bottles In Their…

The Neepawa Natives are a Junior A team from Manitoba, and they have a very unique way of welcoming rookies to the squad. The CBC had a pair of whistleblowing parents on yesterday (in silhouette, because the MJHL is serious business), and they spilled the beans on a frank-and-beans-heavy tradition. » 10/27/11 2:50pm 10/27/11 2:50pm

Today In News About Youth Coaches Getting Arrested On…

When they questioned [Fort Wayne Youth Hockey coach Michael C.] Wenger, he told investigators he had been using the file sharing network for about a year, with approximately 20 friends on the network, according to court documents. He admitted to using the network about once a day for "child pornography activities" and… » 9/11/11 2:00pm 9/11/11 2:00pm