The fan was standing along the rail on the side of the tunnel area as the teams headed for their dressing rooms. Officers interviewed Khabibulin
in the Long Beach coach’s office and said he admitted striking the fan with his stick. Khabibulin told police he saw something in the fan’s hand
and was defending himself. Gary Como an IHL official who saw the whole incident, told police he did not see any object thrown in Khabibulin’s
direction from the fan.The fan sustained a minor injury to his right inner thigh and refused medical treatment.
IHL PLAYOFF RECAPS FOR SUNDAY APRIL 30, 2000
Grand Rapids Griffins 4
Cleveland Lumberjacks 3 (overtime)
Grand Rapids leads series 2 games to 1 game.
IHL PLAYOFF RECAPS FROM SATURDAY APRIL 29, 2000
Utah Grizzlies 0
Houston Aeros 1
Houston leads series 2 games to 1 game
edged the Utah Grizzlies, 1-0, to take a two games to one lead in their playoff series. Lambert was assisted by Mark Lamb and Dave Hymovitz on Read more»