Dear God, I can’t imagine the vast amount of pain that poor ref experienced when he was struck straight in the dick with a full beer can launched from the stands.
During a recent QMJHL game, referee Dominic Bedard gave Francis Perron of the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies a penalty that Perron’s 29-year-old brother, Alexandre, didn’t quite agree with. The latter Perron hurled a beer from the stands and, well, you just saw what happened. Phenomenal aim.
Obviously, this did nothing to reverse the penalty call against his brother, and Alexandre was actually arrested for the incident and charged with assault with a weapon. Probably rightfully so? I’m torn.
On one hand, this is awesome because it’s not something you see everyday, especially the direct hit to the nads. On the other, we can’t have our referees out there calling games with the fear of a bad call equaling a lost testicle, so yeah, Alexandre Perron probably deserved the cuffs slapped on him.
Also, for what it’s worth, total waste of a perfectly drinkable beer.
[h/t Hockey Webcast]