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Laperriere goes on after concussion
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06-23-2011, 12:13 PM
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Montreal, QC
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I may not have worded my original point clear enough, but while those Devils fans might have been nice to you, they literally cheered when Lappy got hit with the puck, not when he got up. He could have lost vision in his eye and their was an arena full of idiots clapping about it. This is the same fan base that still openly mocks the Lindros/Stevens hit, which although clean still dramatically altered Lindros' life and hockey career. I have more respect for the select few Canucks fans who rioted than I do for the Devils fans who too pleasure from watching Lappy stumble across the ice with blood gushing out of his face.
If you were at the game, you may have a better perspective, but I was rewatching the whole horrible sequence, and it doesn't appear that the Devils fans were cheering Laperriere getting injured. In fact, there seems to be a good round of applause as he makes his way off.
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