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Player Set to Receive Heavy Punishment After Inexcusably Breaking Referee's Arm

Published November 20, 2023 at 3:15 PM
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Hockey Player Faces Suspension After Dirty Hit on Referee

In a recent hockey game in Sweden, something extremely unusual happened.

A player landed a solid hit on a referee and broke the official's arm.

Here's what happened:



To see our full coverage of the incident, check out: Referee Suffers Broken Arm After Getting Destroyed By Player On The Boards

Consequences are Revealed for Player who Broke the Ref's Arm



The player at the center of the controversy, Casper Gillberg, has been suspended until his hearing.

"You can't do that.

Vita Hästen player Casper Gillberg checks the referee into the boards. Ref broke his arm on the play.

Suspended until hearing.

Gillberg suspended 9 games earlier in the season for an illegal check to the head.

Gillberg listed on EP as 6'5 227 lbs."


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Player Set to Receive Heavy Punishment After Inexcusably Breaking Referee's Arm

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