Skip to content

Winnipeg kid gets a goalie stick for making “Boo Bryzgalov” sign

Nov 19, 2011, 5:08 PM EDT

Boo Bryzgalov

Ilya Bryzgalov was killing Winnipeggers before the Jets-Flyers game this afternoon at the MTS Centre. No longer would the Flyers’ goalie be condemned for speaking ill of the Manitoba city.

Whoops, I guess I should clarify he was killing Winnipeggers with kindness. Not knives or anything. And nobody was actually killed.

According to the Winnipeg Free Press, Bryzgalov spied a young Jets fan with a “Boo Bryzgalov” sign and, in response, gave the kid a goalie stick.

For eight-year old Donavan Collier, it offered an important lesson – if you make a sign ripping professional athletes, you’ll get cool stuff.

“I made the sign because he said we have no parks and we have terrible winters. I think it was very nice of him to give me his stick,” Collier said.

Image courtesy Winnipeg Free Press

Update: Here’s video of the exchange.

 

  1. rico33rd - Nov 20, 2011 at 8:30 AM

    Enjoyed the game, Bryz was a good sport and the toque was great. Nobody really took his comments to heart

Top 10 NHL Player Searches
  1. J. Harding (1653)
  2. C. Price (1640)
  3. M. Staal (1582)
  4. J. Giguere (1473)
  5. A. Ekblad (1461)