B.C. coach charged after player-tripping incident

CBC

A minor hockey coach has been charged with two counts of assault following a tripping incident after a hockey game in June at the University of B.C.

George Joseph Martin Tremblay will appear in court later this month.

"The two complainants are two youths who allegedly were intentionally tripped by Mr. Tremblay. Both charges arise out of the same incident," said Neil MacKenzie, a spokesman for provincial Crown prosecutors.

The players fell during the handshake ritual after the game as an older man walked by them on the ice.

The UBC Hornets suspended Tremblay from coaching after the incident.

Video of the incident was circulated on YouTube.

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