The worst a Bruins fan can be: Leafs fan punched out at Garden after Bruins loss

Seems a group of Leafs fans got jumped after Saturday's game at the Garden - and one of them was punched into unconsciousness.

"I had a cat scan done, I got three staples in the back of my head, swollen cheek, cut the inside my mouth, and concussed. I don't remember the end of the game because of it."

Via Stephanie.



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Thugs finding any excuse to

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Thugs finding any excuse to attempt to legitimize their behavior in hoping fans will condone it.

That's called "a response"

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Some douchebags decide to do a tribal beatdown on Leafs fans, this is what you get.


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That’s called being ignorant, since it happened at the game prior to this incident.

But keep on keeping on anons. Your ability to always be wrong is magnificent.


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That was last night, which was 2 days after the incident. Not that it makes it any better.


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the idiot with the poster has gotten way more exposure in the MSM than the Leafs fan who was beat up by thugs will.

Agreed ...While both actions

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...While both actions are examples of hideous behavior at sporting events, is holding up an offensive sign even in the same ballpark as cold-cocking an opposing fan who had the audacity to wear a different colored jersey in the other team's building.

Disclaimer: I'm an avid Bruins fan and Boston resident who happens to love the city of Toronto.


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There is no room for this in hockey. The B's aren't the club that I support and I find the Garden extremely hostile towards 'outsider' fans - I stopped wearing any colors to games that mark me as such.

It gets much worse if you're sitting towards the back. I know it's unfair to judge a fanbase based on the actions of a few bad apples, but it is one arena I don't feel 100% safe in even during regular season play. The confrontations I have confrontations I have experienced were downright nasty.

depends on your team, really.

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depends on your team, really. vancouver, montreal, or penguins? youre gonna get a hostile reaction, some good natured, some not. but this is true at pretty much any arena with a passionate fanbase

Where is the Press when you need them?

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I'd like to see this story get picked up by the local television news outlets. It would be a good thing to catch the guy who threw the punch and make it really clear that that sort of behavior will not be tolerated.

Don't worry

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I'm sure that WBZ Radio will have this as "breaking news" for their Monday 7AM newscast in a couple of weeks. Far more important for them to interview the Marathon bombing suspects' hair stylist first.


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Chance, the Perp isn't a resident of Boston or one of the immediate towns around here.

Having previously worked at the garden

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I can tell you all flat out the worse behavior during hockey games I've ever observed has come from Habs [Montreal] fans. HANDS DOWN the most obnoxious fans. This kind of stuff is par for the course in hockey. Nothing to see here,folks. I'm sure Toronto fans aren't particularly shocked.


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I hope the perpetrators get identified and brought up on serious charges.