This could lead to more than time in the penalty box.

An Oshawa man playing in a hockey game at the East Ferris Winter Carnival faces charges following a complaint made February 15 at the East Ferris Community Centre.

OPP Constable Shona Camirand confirmed the accused participated as a player and she said the complainant indicated the threats were made toward an opposing player both on the ice and following the game.

As a result of the North Bay OPP investigation, a 44-year-old from Oshawa, Ont., man has been charged with the following:

  • Uttering Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm
  • Causing a Disturbance

The accused has been released and is scheduled to attend the Ontario Court of Justice in North Bay on March 24.