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Winnipeg Coaches Put Sportsmanship on Ice

By Jason Menard

A group of Manitoban hockey coaches have been put on ice following a display of exceedingly poor sportsmanship. But while the issue has heated up discussion on fair play in sport, unfortunately it’s the kids who are getting frozen out.

Last week the coaches of Westwood Collegiate, participants in the Winnipeg High School Hockey League, pulled their goalie during a game against College Jeanne Sauve. Normally, this is a sound strategy and has been part of the game forever. Normally, however, your team’s not ahead by a goal when your netminder heads to the bench. Continue reading