Video Fun: Hockey Fans Are Assholes
I went to my first hockey game last year (a playoff contest between the Anaheim Ducks and mighty Red Wings of Detroit) and then to a second earlier this year (featuring the much-maligned Los Angeles Kings). The main thing I noticed was that the fan base of those who attend hockey games is extremely similar to those fans who sit in the large grandstand of a NASCAR race.
Now these people, and this isn’t meant to sound pompous, aren’t the most sophisticated around. They’re the good ol’ fashioned, beer-swillin’, pickup truck drivin’, beard growin’, (insert your own activity that would require me to drop the “g” in place of an apostrophe here) folks that you’d see in a dive bar in the middle of a desert. In other words, the exact sort of folks that would beat the shit out of one another for a hockey stick that Scott Niedermeyer was trying to give to a little girl, probably with cancer:
About Rick Mosely Rick is the editor for TSB magazine.