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10-11-2011, 10:11 AM
pete goegan
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Originally Posted by WorkingOvertime View Post
I can understand CBJ fans being upset at the Octopus throwing, but it is our tradition and the fans are removed from the arena (at opposing arenas). Part of the tradition, for better or worse, is that the Wings have a fan-base devoted enough to exercise the tradition at other arenas. While I can sympathize with CBJ fans being upset at the tradition, I don't agree with the acts of violence enacted on some of the people throwing the Octopus at away arenas.
I can go along with the rest of your post, but this one gets kicked out. Your tradition stays in your arena, it's not transportable. If one of your fans throws dead creatures on our ice, the security team should be responsible to come (slowly) to their rescue. After sufficiently painful medical treatment, they should then be escorted to the far corner of a very dark parking lot and rolled out into the street. We don't come to the Joe with a cannon to celebrate our goals, you don't show up here with your crap.

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