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Friday, December 19, 2014

Articles tagged: Detroit Red Wings

NHL Cracking Down on Red Wings Octopus Toss Tradition

The MLB would never stop Boston Red Sox fans from singing Sweet Caroline in the 7th inning at Fenway Park. The NFL would never ask New York Jets fans to stop the” J-E-T-S Jets! Jets! Jets!” chant during the opening kickoff at New Meadowlands Stadium. The UConn athletic department can ask their students to stop…Read More

Yes, That’s an Octopus on the Ice

For the second time in a matter of days, I was asked by someone with whom I was watching the Ducks/Red Wings series, “what’s that on the ice?” At that point it hit me — many people don’t realize the tradition of fans throwing an octopus on the ice after a goal, or towards the…Read More

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