Ottawa Senators' Mark Borowiecki thwarts attempted robbery in Vancouver

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Ottawa Senators’ Mark Borowiecki thwarts attempted robbery in Vancouver

Ottawa Senators defenseman Mark Borowiecki dishes out hits on and off the ice; he thwarted an attempted robbery in Vancouver over the weekend.


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For a living, it is Mark Borowiecki’s job to prevent people from scoring. Apparently, that also applies to his off-ice life. 

The Ottawa defenseman was out for a walk Sunday in Vancouver before the Senators’ game against the the Canucks on Tuesday when he spotted someone breaking into a parked car and taking a bag out of it. 

A bag of baby supplies in hand from a morning shopping trip, Borowiecki approached the perpetrator, who was swearing at him from across the street. The man tried to escape on bike, but Borowiecki said he hooked his arm to stop him and wrangle the bag away. 

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