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Watch a Sharks fan throw an actual dead duck on the ice

Dec 27, 2011, 8:13 AM EDT

We’ve seen octopus thrown on the ice in Detroit, catfish thrown on the ice in Nashville, and now another rivalry is stepping it up in the “throw a dead animal on the ice” tradition in hockey.’s Brodie Brazil reported during last night’s 3-2 Sharks loss to the Ducks that a dead duck was thrown on the ice by an enterprising Sharks fan looking to get into the spirit of things. It wouldn’t be a crazy stunt unless your friends recorded it on video and put it on YouTube.

Lucky for us, that’s just what happened.

As you can see, the duck tosser gets tossed from the game himself after hustling down to the glass to throw the dead mallard on the ice.

You can also see Jonas Hiller skate out to potentially remove the duck himself only to hit the brakes and turn back around after seeing it was real road kill.

If you’re curious if there will be retribution from Ducks fans via a shark being thrown on the ice, that’s already been done before.

  1. Stiller43 - Dec 27, 2011 at 9:59 AM

    Some people are idiots.

    Kill things to root for your team. Theres no better way?

    • comeonnowguys - Dec 27, 2011 at 10:31 AM

      To be fair, Shark fans have to kill their hope and reality to root for their team after March.

    • stakex - Dec 27, 2011 at 1:50 PM

      Perhaps the duck died of natural causes. Ever think of that?

  2. thegreatness34 - Dec 27, 2011 at 11:53 AM

    Another example of why age and citizenship should not be the only 2 requirements to vote. Wonder why we get idiots in office? It’s because idiots are allowed to vote. And none of this idiot’s buddies could talk him out of this??

    • Chip Caray's Eyebrows - Dec 27, 2011 at 3:24 PM


      • comeonnowguys - Dec 27, 2011 at 4:55 PM

        5 days from 2012. Comments on everything from cooking blogs to antique nail collecting are going to get these yahoos in force.


    • danphipps01 - Dec 27, 2011 at 7:09 PM

      He… threw a duck on the ice, chief. In case you haven’t noticed, hockey fans tend to throw dead animals more than perhaps the average person is known to do. Doesn’t mean you can predict their voting patterns. Just… well, that he tossed a duck on the ice, really.

  3. danphipps01 - Dec 27, 2011 at 7:14 PM

    Okay, opinions, guys: tossing him from the game – fair or not? I mean, Wings fans have their octopi, Preds fans have their catfish… admittedly, it wasn’t a tradition meant to support your team, but an isolated act meant to flip off the Ducks (“Flip the bird,” hurr hurr), so it’s not the same. And it interrupted the game. Wasn’t done at the end, or in a particularly spectacular moment like a huge save or the completion of a hat trick. Just some lone guy tossing a duck out kind of randomly. What do you think – fair to toss him for it, or not?

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