By Donya Abramo
In breaking KHL news Tuesday, goaltender Jakub Stepanek was suspended five games.
The reason? After a heated exchange, the frustrated HC Slovan Bratislava netminder shot a broken stick at an official.
You have to see this.
.@hcslovanba goalie Jakub Stepanek suspended for 5 games for throwing a stick to referee. pic.twitter.com/j026PZ9dES
— KHL (@khl_eng) February 19, 2019
Yeah, um, you definitely can’t do that.
Stepanek was immediately tossed and given a game misconduct for using his stick as a weapon.
Stepanek’s suspension will cover HC Slovan’s final two games of the 2018-19 season. For those two games, HC Slovan can only have one goalie available to them: 18-year-old Michal Vojvoda.
Jakub Stepanek suspended for 5 @khl games following a game misconduct penalty in the game #hcslovan at @hcDINAMORIGA. Slovan in two final games of 2018-19 season with only one goalie – 18 year old Michal Vojvoda. #VerniSlovanu pic.twitter.com/JvvQtLUFyz
— HC SLOVAN Bratislava (@hcslovanba) February 19, 2019
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