RCMP in Burnaby, B.C., confirm they have received a copy of a video and officers are investigating an alleged assault that happened during a hockey game at Scotia Barn on Friday, July 29.
Cpl. Michael Kalanj with the detachment said the incident was reported to the police on Aug. 2.
“During the incident, the victim was allegedly kicked by another player, causing injuries that required medical treatment,” Kalanj said, adding they are continuing to investigate the circumstances and actions that led to the player’s injuries.
The Adult Safe Hockey League (ASHL) confirmed the incident, which was being shared widely on social media.
Video of the incident shows two adult teams, the Hotshots and Grizznasty, with one player shoulder-checking a player on the other team.