Syd Oliveira is a father and minor hockey league coach. These days, neither is an easy job. Oliveira recalls one incident in which a parent didn’t like the fact that he (Oliveira) had benched his son for playing to aggressively. “In one game, he yelled at me (using a) racial slur; it was very disturbing,” Oliveira said. “He was removed from the association and minor hockey for two years.”
Scarborough’s Sir Oliver Mowat Mustangs fought back to a 2–2 tie in their first game of the week-long OFSAA tournament.
It appears this season will end before it even began for the Toronto Maple Leafs’ Mike Van Ryn.