Graham Ritchie is a Fife Flyers season ticket holder of the Elite Ice Hockey League, which is made up of 10 teams in the United Kingdom.
Two weeks ago, Ritchie was ejected from a Jan. 21 game when he got into an altercation with Eric Neilson of the Manchester Storm that resulted in Ritchie pouring a beer down Neilson’s back and the player responding with punches.
Ritchie was heading to a local pub on his way out of Fife Ice Arena when he received a phone call asking him to come back. Did he leave something behind? Did someone from security or the team want to speak with him? Nope, not at all. Actually, it was something much more desirable.
You see, the call Ritchie received was telling him that he had won the game’s £500 (approx. $633 USD) raffle, which would improve anyone’s spirits after getting kicked out of a hockey game.
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