Arthur Paszkowski was a key part of Calgary United’s Canadian Major Indoor Soccer League-deciding win over the Edmonton Drillers Saturday, even though he was red-carded the last time he played in a league game.
Paszkowski scored two of Calgary’s first five goals en route to a 9-3 romp of the Drillers. But, two weeks previous, Paszkowski was sent off in an ill-tempered 10-7 win over Edmonton for arguing calls while sitting on the bench.
Paszkowski was handed a two-game suspension for the card. But, because the Kitsap Pumas forfeited a doubleheader by not making the trip to Calgary in between the two United-Drillers clashes, CMISL president Mel Kowalchuk had a decision to make — do forfeits constitute as games served? The answer was yes, and Paszkowski — one of Calgary’s top offensive threats — was cleared to play in the season finale.
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