A goalie and ref participating in a Dutch hockey game attempted to climb into the stands to save their father as a brawl broke out.
The final round robin match in the Larry van Wieren Cup had to be abandoned at the 45 minute mark after a brawl in the stands had broken out. According to IJshockey the atmosphere inside the arena had been unpleasent for some time and a hit finally set things off. The father of ref Ramon Sterkens and Eindhoven back-up goalkeeper Michael Sterkens was hit that set both of them off, Ramon tried to get off the ice to help his father, while Michael climbed up onto the glass. The NIJB gave the victory to Eindhoven who was leading 5:1 at the time. Both Eindhoven and Geleen will see each other in the Finals next weekend.
As they say, you mess with one of us, you mess with ALL of us...FAMILY FIRST.