When your dad's a former professional hockey goon, your childhood can pretty much be summed up in three words: Fun, fun, fun. Clint Butler was the bantam A team youth hockey coach for a boys 13- and 14-year-old team in Montreal. Let's get right to the action.

When Marcotte then ejected the coach, they said Butler began throwing water bottles on to the ice before pulling plywood from the timekeeper's bench and hurling it toward Marcotte. Butler's younger son reportedly tried to stop the incident from escalating further, grabbing his father's leg and pleading: "Stop, Dad!"


Somehow this type of thing never seems to occur in curling.

Hockey Coach Draws Three-Year Ban For Allegedly Throwing Plywood At Referee [Chronicle-Herald]