Police Called to Senior League Hockey Game After Wild Brawl Erupts

Senior hockey is often more intense than other sports, with frequent altercations.
Many senior hockey players want to make a name for themselves, and fighting is one way to do so.
This occasionally leads to bench-clearing brawls.

A recent example is the chaotic scene at a Quebec Senior League game, in which it appeared that everyone on and off the bench was involved in a massive brawl.

You can see the chaos for yourself here:

Video – A general fight erupts during a league hockey match in Plessisville, part of the @_LHSAAAQ. The @sureteduquebec were called to intervene. Just two weeks prior, a violent altercation occurred in the stands at a junior AA game at the same location. @tvanouvelles

Initially, officials try to prevent multiple fights from breaking out. However, as the players begin to confront each other from all sides, the situation devolves into chaos.

As the chaos grows, players from all over the place join in. As mentioned in the tweet, the gravity of the situation prompted a call to the police.

While senior hockey is known for occasionally spiraling out of control, this appears to be an extreme case.
The intensity and scope of the brawl show how heated senior hockey games can get. It is critical for players, coaches, and officials to prioritize safety and sportsmanship in order to avoid similar incidents in the future.

Igor Burdetskiy

Igor Burdetskiy

Founder, Editor-in-Chief, & CEO at Hooked on Hockey Magazine
I grew up playing Ball and Roller Hockey day and night somewhat religiously throughout elementary and middle school. The two don't compare though when I lace up the skates and hit the ice. I live and breathe hockey beyond the perspective of "it's just a game" and I will gladly talk hockey for hours with anyone. Hockey is more than just a lifestyle, it's a culture of passionate people who make memories every time the puck is dropped. Hockey has not only helped me get through some of the hardest times in life but has created some of the best memories to date. Want to talk hockey with me? Shoot me an email: iburdetskiy@hookedonhockey.com and let's talk some hockey!
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