Referee hit by coach during hockey game in Breezy Point

February 11, 2019 07:51 PM

A Minnesota youth hockey coach was captured on video striking a Minnesota youth hockey referee during a game at Breezy Point this past weekend.

Police in Breezy Point confirmed the incident happened Saturday. 

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It remains unclear what led up to the confrontation, but KSTP can confirm the coach seen in the video- Daniel Sojka of South St. Paul- was cited for disorderly conduct in the incident. Sojka is listed as a coach for Apple Valley youth hockey, according to the organization's website. 

The organization has not left a comment on the incident. 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS has reached out to Sojka to hear the story from his side, but there has been no reply.

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