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Hockey dad mars playoff game

Use of laser pointer riles Winthrop foe, but result is upheld

Hockey dads, at least in stereotype, are a beleaguered lot. An incident this week is not likely to help their cause.

In a head-shaking display of parental misconduct, the father of a Winthrop High School hockey player shined a laser pointer on the ice at a girls playoff game Wednesday night, in a bizarre attempt to distract players on the opposing team, state hockey officials and fans say.

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