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Sports ‘Borocop’: Ottawa Senators defenceman Mark Borowiecki foils Vancouver theft in progress

03:15  03 december  2019
03:15  03 december  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

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(Tom Szczerbowski / Getty Images). Ottawa Senators defenceman Mark Borowiecki was suspended by the NHL Department Of Player Safety today for Main Photo: Mark Borowiecki #74 of the Ottawa Senators warms up before the start of their NHL game against the Calgary Flames at the Scotiabank

GLENDALE, Arizona — For the second time in less than a week, Ottawa Senators defenceman Mark Borowiecki has been suspended by the NHL. Borowiecki ’s open-ice hit on Cody Eakin of the Vegas Golden Knights on Sunday landed him a three-game suspension.

Mark Borowiecki, Ron Hainsey posing for the camera: Ottawa Senators defencemen Mark Borowiecki (left) is being hailed as a hero after taking out an alleged thief in Vancouver on Sunday.© @Senators / Twitter Ottawa Senators defencemen Mark Borowiecki (left) is being hailed as a hero after taking out an alleged thief in Vancouver on Sunday.

An NHL defenceman is earning accolades after intervening in a theft in progress in Vancouver's Gastown.

It happened around 1:30 p.m. Sunday, when Ottawa Senators alternate captain Mark Borowiecki saw someone break into a parked vehicle and take a backpack near Granville and West Cordova Streets, according to police.

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The alleged thief took off on a bicycle, at which point Borowiecki stepped in, and, according to a TSN report, "clotheslined" the man, knocking him to the ground.

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Ottawa Senators ' Mark Borowiecki poses for photos as he reports to the first day of hockey training camp in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. Borowiecki has been suspended one game for his elbow on Boston Bruins defenceman Urho Vaakanainen on Tuesday night.

Mark Borowiecki #74 of the Ottawa Senators warms up before the start of their NHL game against the Calgary Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome Mark Bororwiecki played in a career-high 70 games last year for the Senators . He scored one goal and two assists for three points while leading the NHL

"Mark, acting like the defenceman he is, tracked down the thief and wrestled the bag away from him as the thief rode away," said Const. Aaron Roed with Vancouver police.

"He does have an interesting nickname — 'Borocop,' from what I understand — and it's rightfully so for this situation. He stepped up and assisted the Vancouver police and was able to get the property back to its rightful owners."

The defenceman met with Vancouver police on Monday to return the bag, and is expected to address the media on Tuesday.

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GATINEAU, Que. - Mark Borowiecki is making no apologies for playing a major role in the latest controversial move by the Ottawa Senators . The rugged defenceman interviewed owner Eugene Melnyk in a team-produced video released Monday night outlining the Senators ' plan for a rebuild.

Mark Borowiecki . Quite the same Wikipedia. Personal. Borowiecki 's physical play has earned him the nickname " BoroCop " since joining the Senators ' organization. ^ "Bulletin: Senators sign defenceman Mark Borowiecki to an entry-level contract" (Press release).

Vancouver police are using the incident to remind holiday shoppers to take extra security measures with their vehicles.

"As this did happen on Dec. 1, it's the start of the holiday season, we are going to see more and more parcels in the back of vehicles and the front of vehicles," said Roed.

"We're asking people keep your property in your car safe, keep it secure and out of sight."

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The Senators were in Vancouver ahead of Tuesday's game against the Vancouver Canucks.

It's not the first time a professional athlete has found themselves at the centre of a crime story involving Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.

In July, Toronto Raptors star Danny Green said his vehicle was broken into and his bags stolen in the neighbourhood while he was in town for a basketball skills camp.

Laughton leads Flyers past Senators 4-3 in chippy game .
Scott Laughton responded to a jarring hit to his teammate in a big way. Laughton had a goal, an assist and a hard check in a chippy contest to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday. “It was a physical game,” Laughton said. “I like playing in those, so it was nice.”Ivan Provorov, Travis Konecny and Shayne Gostisbhere also scored for Philadelphia, which has won six of seven.Konecny didn’t return after a hard, open-ice hit by Mark Borowiecki late in the first period due to what Philadelphia coach Alain Vigneault called an upper body injury.

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