There are times in the course of a season when a coach will get extremely frustrated and angry, and then there are times like this.
The New Jersey Devils paid a visit to Joe Louis Arena on January 29, 2000 and Devils assistant coach Robbie Ftorek absolutely lost it following what he thought was a miscarriage of justice.
Devils forward Jay Pandolfo took a hit that Ftorek thought should have been penalized, but instead, the play continued and directly resulted in a goal from Red Wings forward Kirk Maltby.
Incensed, Ftorek not only screamed at the officials, but then proceeded to chuck a portion of the team bench onto the ice. The officials weren’t amused, and promptly tossed him from the contest. The NHL would later suspend Ftorek for a game.