Originally posted on Diehardsport  |  Last updated 5/20/13
On Sunday during an Australian Ice Hockey League game between the Newcastle North Stars and the Melbourne Ice, linesman Casper Russelhuber was injured.  Russelhuber was hit by two players (at the 0:53 second mark of the video) and ended up suffering a concussion on the play as well as a lacerated finger. Stephen White, the announcer for ATC Productions, was then called upon to be a replacement linesman so the teams could finish the game. According to The Age, White has been a referee at lower levels for years and he had his hockey equipment with him because he was supposed to play a reserves match immediately after the game.  White didn’t have a referee uniform though, so he borrowed one from the half-conscious linesman. The result wasn’t a snug fit for White, who says he looked like something out of “South Central LA” in the bigger man’s outfit. ATC boss James Morgan said the commentary crew was highly amused by White’s “baggy pant” look, and hoped he would trip over his pants whil...
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