WCHA Statement On Oliver "Butch" Mousseaux

Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) referee Oliver "Butch" Mousseaux sustained head injuries stemming from a fall to the ice during warm-ups prior to the second WCHA Final Five semifinal game of Friday, March 18 at the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Mich. He was transported to Mercy Health St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Rapids, where he remains in critical condition.

Our thoughts, prayers and best wishes are with Butch, his wife, children and family during this difficult time.

We thank the staff and on-site medical personnel at the Van Andel Arena for their immediate response and action.

The WCHA will have no further comment at this time.