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Colorado Eagles Brad MacMillan Receives Suspension, Possibly Criminal Charges

File this one under 'b' for brutal. Last Saturday, the Colorado Eagles of the Central Hockey League played the Odessa (Tx.) Jackalopes and all hell broke loose in the third period. After several fights to start the period, Colorado's Brad MacMillan blindsided Odessa defeneseman Dave Van Drunen. The Denver Post reports the injuries Van Drunen suffered:

Van Drunen needed 18 screws and multiple metal plates to repair his face. A YouTube video shows arena workers scraping large pools of blood off the ice.

Here is that video:


That's something all the players, coaches, fans and cleaning crews will remember. MacMillan received a 22-game ban from the CHL, and Odessa's owner has filed assault charges against MacMillan.