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Hockey coach trips 13-year-old player [VIDEO]

Gage Smith Contributor

A Canadian hockey coach is being investigated after video surfaced showing him trip an opposing team’s player, The Globe and Mail reports.

Vancouver police were called after a 13-year-old Richmond Steel player fell to the ice during the two teams’ after-game handshake at the University of British Columbia campus.

In a video posted to YouTube, Tremblay can be seen sticking his foot under the player’s skate as he moves through the handshake line.

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police arrested UBC Hornets coach Martin Tremblay, who is said to be in his 40s, Forbes reports.

“To brace himself from hitting the ice, [the player] put both his wrists out and sustained minor injuries to his forearm and wrists,” police Sgt. Paulena Gidda said.

Tremblay was brought in for questioning and later released. Gidda said that charges would be “forwarded at a later date, pending the results of the investigation.”

The coach’s unsportsmanlike conduct can be seen in the video below. Oh, and here’s the real kicker: Tremblay’s team won.

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