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Parents accuse referee of knocking 12-year-old to the ice after fight breaks out at peewee hockey game in Winnipeg

February 18, 2014

A 12-year-old hockey player and his parents are shaken up after he suffered a broken wrist when he was taken down hard to the ice by a referee attempting to break up a fight.

Kainen Bell was hurt in the dying minutes of a semifinal game between peewee teams from the Brokenhead Ojibway First Nation and the Sagkeeng First Nation as part of the Southeast Winter Tribal Days annual hockey tournament in Winnipeg on Sunday.

“When I hit the ground it went dark for two seconds, then I rolled to the side and a kid on my team pulled me out of the game,” Kainen said Monday in an interview with Global Winnipeg at his home on Sagkeeng First Nation, his left arm in a sling.

“I don’t think it’s right.”

Read more: http://news.nationalpost.com/2014/02/18/parents-accuse-referee-of-knocking-12-year-old-to-the-ice-after-fight-breaks-out-at-peewee-hockey-game-in-winnipeg/

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