Tampa Bay Lightning head coach John Cooper attacking referee
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BREAKING: John Cooper Gets Penalized For Attacking Referee

Published January 6, 2024 at 8:39 PM
BY SAMER
     
In shocking news, Tampa Bay Lightning head coach John Cooper has just received a penalty for attacking a referee.

Lightning Head Coach John Cooper Penalized For Attacking Referee



During tonight's game against the Boston Bruins, Cooper's emotions got the better of him. Following the Bruins goal, he furiously engaged with the referees, expressing his displeasure with animated gestures and loud protests.

Lightning coach Jon Cooper was GIVING IT to the ref and was handed a bench minor for his troubles 🫣




The situation escalated when Cooper's arm unintentionally made contact with the referee. In response, the referee promptly assessed a 2-minute minor penalty against the Lightning. Although Cooper narrowly avoided ejection, it raises questions about potential league scrutiny, possibly leading to a significant fine for the coach.

This incident highlights the fine line between passion and overstepping boundaries in the NHL, prompting speculation on whether the league will conduct a review and take further action against the Lightning's head coach.

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BREAKING: John Cooper Gets Penalized For Attacking Referee

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