Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 03/06/06 at 03:52 PM ET
He was called for a straight forward two-minute minor penalty for elbowing by referee Mike Hicks, but Fleury argued the call and refused to take his place in the penalty box before being assessed an additional 10-minute misconduct penalty. Later when the Bison scored an empty-net goal in the closing minute of play, he retrieved the puck and fired it at Hicks, reportedly missing the referee’s head by inches. Hicks replied by assessing game misconduct and match penalties, which expelled Fleury from the game.more Two weeks ago, Fleury had enough to say he was not returning to the league next year. update 2:09pm, more on Theo from the CP via Sporstnet,
Fleury's future in Britain's Elite Ice Hockey League is in jeopardy after the ex-NHLer was ejected from Saturday's game between the Belfast Giants and the Basingstoke Bison.update 2:48pm, photos from the game in question...
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