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nor do we suggest that you you these fine folks as role models for your
The Eagles assistant coach went on a clothes twirling tirade
in a game against the Mississippi River Dogs last Saturday after a linesman
tackled an Eagles player during a brawl.
Pankewicz lost and started
stipping on the bench.
From Adam Dunivan of the Loveland
The game will be remembered, on the short-term, as a
regular-season victory, but will live on for Pankewicz's reaction to linesman
Chris Wilson tackling Joe Grimaldi after a scuffle broke out on the ice with
four and a half minutes gone in the third.
While Dan Sullivan and
Russell Smith were engaged in fisticuffs, Grimaldi keyed in on another
Mississippi player, but before he could get to him was tackled hard to the ice
Pankewicz was irate, and methodically dismantled his
three-piece suit and tossed the clothing to the ice. Shirtless, Pankewicz's
last tosses included his loafers. He did not want to comment on the situation
after the game, but [Coach Chris] Stewart had plenty to say.
thought it was very heavy-handed on the part of the linesman to attack a player
in that manner," Stewart said. "I don't think that's acceptable; everyone has
emotions running high, ... but that isn't right. That's a league matter, but it
certainly will be addressed."