Sportress of Blogitude


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.

[image via]