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from the CP at The Hockey News,
A television sports commentator and former NHL player is facing more than a few minutes in the penalty box after a late-night punch-up in Vancouver.
Louie DeBrusk, a Sportsnet broadcaster with the Edmonton Oilers, is facing several charges for allegedly assaulting a cab driver, punching a Good Samaritan and vandalizing a taxi.
Vancouver Police say the incidents occurred Jan. 7 outside a downtown Vancouver hotel, just hours after the Oilers lost 6-1 to the Canucks.
from the Arizona Republic,
When Coyotes radio analyst Louie DeBrusk talks about a fight, it’s likely that he imagines himself back on the ice pounding on somebody.
DeBrusk’s 11-year NHL career, including three with the Coyotes, encompassed only 401 games, but he made his presence felt with 1,161 penalty minutes. From the time he had his first fight as a 14-year-old in juniors, the adrenalin rush is something that has never left him. He always knew his role in the league.
“I wouldn’t want to rate myself (as a player) because I’d definitely rake myself over the coals,” he said. “I think I was just a hard-working guy, went up and down, banged bodies, dropped the gloves on a fairly regular basis throughout my career….”