Found May 24, 2014 on Kukla's Korner:
During the last minute of Russia's 3-1 win over Sweden at today's World Championship semifinals, Russian coach Oleg Znarok got into a shouting match with Swedish coach Rikard Gronborg. The two were discussing Mikael Backlund's charging penalty against Sergei Plotkinov, and gestures were exchanged. Hotfulla gesten mot Grönborg - Mårts rasande: "Att hota någon till livet är fängelsestraff" — SVT Sport (@SVTSport) May 24, 2014 Put simply, Znarok gave Gronborg the throat-slitting sign, and Gronborg responded in the universal language of hockey, stating, "I WILL *#$%@& KILL YOU." Expressen's Magnus Nystrom found a video of the exchange: According to Expressen's Jens Dahlqvist and Mattias Ek, Sweden's considering petitioning the IIHF to act given that the Russian coach issued a death threat to a Swedish coach (GM Tommy Boustedt says that Gronborg has dual American and ...

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