‘Good Canadian boy’ pixels (Attention: Don Cherry, CBC Television)
Throughout the Stanley Cup Playoffs, fans have been seen in TV shots flipping opposing players the bird after a goal. But it’s rare that you see the players fire one back, which is what it appears Dan Girardi and Michael Del Zotto of the New York Rangers are doing here to this fan in Washington after last night’s three-overtime victory.
I wonder if hockey commentator Don Cherry will label Girardi and Del Zotto, both from Ontario, ‘good Canadian boys’ or criticize this behavior as “goofy stuff” like he did when Alex Ovechkin did such highly offensive things as excitedly jumping into the glass to celebrate goals. We’ll wait to hear from Cherry on this.
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Posted on May 3, 2012, in Washington Capitals and tagged Dan Girardi, Don Cherry, hockey, Michael Del Zotto, National Hockey League, New York Rangers, NHL, Stanley Cup Playoffs, Washington Capitals. Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.