College hockey player charged with assault after attacking referee during national title game

A college hockey player in New York is facing charges after leaving the penalty box and attacking a referee in the closing moments of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) championship game.

Erie Community College (NJCAA) player storms out of penalty box to level referee late in 3rd period, ending national title game

— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) February 26, 2017

Erie Community College was playing Dakota College when Erie freshman Brandon Day left the box and charged towards an official,…