OT - Chicago fans throwing Asian carp on the ice?

Submitted by Sommy on April 27th, 2010 at 12:38 AM

...or am I just nuts?

Real classy. By the way, why does their ice guy get to swing the fucker around his head and Al Sobotka has to worry about getting fined $10,000 by the league if he does it?



April 27th, 2010 at 12:45 AM ^

but i do remember the ice guy doing that at a recent playoff game this year and accidentally losing hold of it and 'octopus debris' going to several spots

Mr. Robot

April 27th, 2010 at 12:55 AM ^

If that's really an Asian Carp, that guy can get headshot by a puck for all I care.

This carp thing is truly a load a crap. I absolutely cannot believe that both the courts and the White House are screwing us on this.

New Tradition: After you throw the Octupii on the the ice, you have to walk over to a Chicago fan, smack him as hard as you can with a native Lake Michigan fish, and then fling it onto the ice, too.

So who's up for an anti-carp chant at commencement?


April 27th, 2010 at 1:14 AM ^

Clearly the fans at the United Center are very much condoning the throwing of the fish, since, ya know, all you hear are boos and "what a jackass."


April 27th, 2010 at 1:42 AM ^

There's tradition = the octopus.

A tradition that could have been started if they didn't take it overboard and have to waste 30 mins cleaning up the ice = the rat.

A tradition that doesn't take itself too serious and is somewhat funny = the catfish.

Then there's Chicago, who tries way too hard and ends up just ultimately falling flat on their face yet again.

Chicago, if you really want to start a tradition I'd be happy with, lock down Olczyk so he can never call another game on Vs. NBC or any other national hockey telecast again.


April 27th, 2010 at 6:38 AM ^

Marian Hossa will personally address this Asian Carp thing once he is done singing "Here Come the Hawks" for the 73rd time after beating the Pred's in the first round.


April 27th, 2010 at 8:08 AM ^

I believe they have one of the announcers or somebody throw a walleye on the ice after the first Toledo goal. It's a good way to handle it, because it provides the tradition (one year old tradition. But go with me) and experience, without creating an unexpected stoppage in play.

Section 1

April 27th, 2010 at 9:40 AM ^

It calls more attention to the story.
I'd like to have more national press looking at this story. I'd like to see more coverage of the "Chicago/Obama/Rahmbo/Daley versus the rest of the Great Lakes."
Because if ever there were four or five critical swing states that a Presidential candidate cannot lose, it is Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan Ohio and Pennsylvania. Every one of which has a charter sport fishing industry.

Keep it up, Blackhawks fans!