Apr 25

Scottish hockey player barred from joining his team for championship after wearing a plush bear costume

stars-under-14s-2010-11-team-photoDuring the playoffs, postgame victory celebrations can get a little rowdy, but there’s a line you simply just can’t cross. According to the Scottish Ice Hockey Association, 14-year-old Pavel Pliskov crossed it.

Pliskov, a Lithuanian-born player for the Dundee Stars of the under-14 league, was celebrating with his teammates after scoring a hat trick in a 6-1 win over Kilmarnock Storm to send his team to the final game. During the celebration, he put on a bear costume and danced around.

He shouldn’t have done that. From the Scotland Courier: