Hockey Player Nets Jail Time Over Fight On Flight

In the movie “Slap Shot“, Paul Newman’s character player-coach Reggie Dunlop has a dilemma. His team is in financial ruin & about to fold, so he’s forced to turn to the three Hanson brothers (no, not these ones), who are notorious for their thuggish style of play. That was back in ‘77 though, when “rough play” meant fist fights. Today, on the other hand, it means slapping a flight attendant, head-butting a passenger and exposing yourself on an American Airlines flight!

Hanson Brothers Slap Shot

CBS SPORTS reports that minor league hockey player David Cornacchia was sentenced to one year and one day in jail following one of the wildest flights in recent memory.

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