Hockey dad gets banned from Foot Locker for abuse of officials

Hockey Fan Kicked Out Of Foot Locker For Abusing Referees


A Portage la Prairie hockey dad was planning on picking up a pair of shoes at the mall during a break in a weekend tournament but he left with a misconduct and an ejection.

Steve Sapinski, entered the Foot Locker in Polo Park searching for a new pair of running shoes when he found trouble.  Within seconds of looking around the store he found a display of New Balance shoes at “buy one pair, get the second at 50% off.”  Sapinski made a move for the discount section when another male shopper stepped in his way.

*Investigation Reveals “buy one, get one 50% off” Sales Just a 25% Discount.*

“This goof comes out of the track suit section and shoots me an elbow then proceeds to interfere with my drive to the shoes,” Sapinski recalled.  “It was a blatant infraction.  It was black and white elbowing and interference.  Everyone in store could see it!”

The irate Sapinski gave the perpetrator a shove and glared at a store employee wearing a referee-styled shirt.

“There was no whistle and he didn’t have his arm up,” Sapinski said.  “He was looking right at me.  He had the nerve to tell me to be careful and stop pushing. That’s when I lost it!”

Sapinski was in an agitated state from watching his son play hockey all weekend and from having to go to the mall on a Saturday when his frustration boiled over.

He screamed in the employee’s face, shoved him, and then starting yelling abuse at the other employees wearing ref uniforms.

“It was worse than three blind mice out there,” Sapinski shared.  “That place has refs every three feet and they still can’t get a friggin call right.  That guy clearly blocked me from getting the shoes I wanted.  He gets the discount and I end up in the box.  How’s that fair?”

Store employees surrounded Sapinski until mall security guards arrived to escort him out of the store into the arms of police who took him into custody.

“I told them to check their cell phones ’cause they have a bunch of missed calls.  Then I said I thought only horses slept standing up,” Sapinski said.

While being physically removed from the store Sapinski was heard screaming, “You better be careful because you’re probably pregnant after missing three periods.”  As he exited the store he fired one last barb.  “Why don’t you get off your knees, you’re blowing the game.”

The Portage man is now facing charges of aggravated assault and a season long suspension from Foot Locker and the Polo Park Mall.  He waved his right to an in-person hearing and is now looking for shoes in Portage la Prairie.

“That’s the last time I shop at a store with a bunch of refs,” Sapinski offered.  “I’ll stay in Portage where shoes sales people don’t dress like blind zebras.”


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Photo Credit – Erin Nekervis




Woman Earns $10,000 Monthly Selling Mostly Used Bras and Underwear in Swap & Shop Facebook Group

Portage la Prairie, MB –

Kendra Peters found the Portage goose that lays golden eggs with the local Facebook group “Mom’s Swap & Shop”.  The long-time Portager joined the group last year in hopes of finding a few deals and off-loading some of her gently worn clothing but now earns over $10,000 a month.

While she admits she has to endure a lot of drama and haters, her strategy of using the free advertising to sell items she buys at garage sales, thrift stores and from other group members is making her piles of cash.

“I’m kinda hot so when I find underwear and lingerie to sell I model it,” Kendra Peters explained.  “I get lots of likes and shares from the guys and my items usually go in minutes.”

Peters became a hyper-swap & shopper and received spiteful and jealous comments from within the group.

“Those other b#tches can kiss my a%*.  I stay on top of each posting in both swap and shop groups as well as Portage Online, when I see a good item I always comment that I want it.  I only end up showing up for 10% of what I say I will but who cares?”

Portage’s original “Mom’s Swap and Shop” group saw a disgruntled splinter group form their own “Mom’s Swap & Shop” group.  Many members we spoke with were upset people who were not mothers were actively trading on both sites.

There has been an array of threats and accusations made between the rival swap and shop groups, with members who openly participate in both groups being the biggest targets.  Each group claim the other’s members use dirty tactics like not showing up to buy an item the said they would purchase, posting stolen items, selling broken or damaged goods and making negative and hurtful comments on postings.

It’s a rough place to buy and sell, but for those willing to be tough and adapt, deals are there and money can be made.

“A lot of people don’t show up but you can just keep reposting it until someone does,” Peters said.  “If you see someone else selling more than you just start talking sh%t about them until they back off.”

“I took a lot of flack for selling half-dead plants, stained men’s gitch, dirty plates and recycled toilets, but I made some good money.  So take that haters!  I’m hot and I guess sex sells.”

Calls for comment from the page administrators have gone unanswered.

More details on this story as they become available.


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