Eye-Gouging A Player? Hey, Hockey Referee: You’re Doing It Wrong

Ouch. Well, that’s just uncalled for, man. The poker? Some referee assigned to the Slovakia-Denmark game at the IIHF World Championship. The pokee? That’s Miroslav Satan, who last played in the NHL with the Boston Bruins and was playing for his home country of Slovakia. Apparently, Satan got in a bit of a tussle with Denmark’s Jesper Jensen and the referee was simply trying to break them up, albeit by rather unconventional methods. I believe that is taught as the Three Stooges Eye Poke Fight Breakup Maneuver at the International School Of Overly-Aggressive Refereeing. It’s a small school. Very exclusive.

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  1. SportShouting.com

    May 10, 2011 at 8:29 pm

    Makes sense, considering the Rangers’ first line played like Mo, Larry & Curly in the playoff this year

  2. Gary

    May 11, 2011 at 2:37 pm

    Not a eye-gouge. There are a pair of nerve bundles, on on either side of the bridge of the nose. Get someone there and mostly, they stop doing what they were doing. Had a Poleizi officer show my that one while stationed with 287th MP Company, Andrews Barracks, Berlin. It has come in handy a couple of times since in close-quarters dust-ups. Not as hard to learn as the Vulcan Nerve Pinch.

    Or, it could just be an eye-gouge. (maniacal laugh and fade out…)

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