Monday, April 27, 2015

Octopus Hockey League

The common refrain around the NHL is "What a classy organization the Detroit Red Wings are," but seriously, who still murders animals, stuff them in their pants, sneaks into Joe Louis Arena and hurls them on the ice, and then swings them around their heads? It's ... the most disgusting thing in hockey I can think of. You'd think such a CLASSY group could come up with something less stupid.

Look up "humane alternative" to flinging the Red Wings octopus, and this is what you get:

  1. Al the Octopus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Al the Octopus is the mascot of the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League. During some games (usually home playoffs), octopuses are thrown onto  ...
    Missing: humane ‎alternatives
Missing: Humane alternatives, no kidding. This is so stupid.
Simple, arrest anyone who does it and ban them from the arena. And give the Wings a penalty. Soooo classy.

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Matt Cole said...

I don't follow hockey but I agree that is one of the dumbest most disagreeable things I've heard of in a while

Rogers said...

they'be been doing it for a while, but this year it really started to bug me. The last game they had in Detroit there were at least three dead octopus thrown onto the ice that were mentioned on the broadcast. There may have been more. It's f-ing stupid.