There is plenty of aftermath from the Bokondji Imama/Kelly Bent incident. Via John Moore, here’s reaction from Bent, Imama, Mooseheads assistant coach Jim Midgley and Sea Dogs general manager Darrell Young.
Young is definitely supporting Imama.
BACKING UP IMAMA
There’s been plenty of reaction from former players supporting what Imama did.
Former Sea Dogs forward Justice Dundas, now a member of the University of Windsor Lancers, took to Twitter last night to express his thoughts on the incident.
20 year old supposed "tough guy" chasing and jumping a 15 year old, absolute mockery and flat out embarrassing.No class/respect for the game— Justice Dundas (@ServingJustice_) December 12, 2015
@bokojr true teammate sticking up for veleno after that, wish I could be there battling alongside with Ya still #class #respect— Justice Dundas (@ServingJustice_) December 12, 2015
Former Baie-Comeau Drakkar Alexandre Ranger:
Former Remparts captain Kurt Etchegary:
Respect and support @bokojr defending a teammate. Gotta hold people accountable when they break unwritten rules. Hockey needs more like him.— Kurt Etchegary (@KurtEtchegary) December 12, 2015
- The tweets have since been unliked, but soon after being tossed from the game, Bent went on Twitter and began “liking” tweets that were criticizing his actions.
- The CHLPA is still a thing and had this to say in a letter to Hockey Canada’s Tom Renney.
- Sea Dogs head coach Danny Flynn would not speak to Sportsnet.ca about the incident yesterday, saying he wanted to see the video first
- The Chronicle Herald’s recap has some reaction to the incident.
- The Hockey News has a story on the incident.