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Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry are allegedly misbehaving in Finland

May 7, 2012, 12:15 PM EDT

Ryan Getzlaf, Corey Perry Getty Images

You can add Helsinki, Finland to the list of places where NHL players stay out late carousing.

Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf is the captain of Team Canada for this year’s World Championships but he’s allegedly also leading the way in getting into scuffles with locals during a late night on the town. Terry Jones of the Edmonton Sun shares the story of how Getzlaf is bringing his on-ice agitation skills to a Finnish nightclub.

MTV3, the official broadcaster of the world hockey championship, reported on its website that Getzlaf, winger Corey Perry and a few other Team Canada players were involved in an incident with drunken Finnish fans following their Saturday night overtime loss to the United States.

Getzlaf was alleged to have waved his fist at the Finns and said that “you do not want this” of his fist.

Another report said Getzlaf proclaimed himself “the captain of the Anaheim Ducks” and that he “threated to knock everyone out in three minutes.”

You’re correct Ryan, we do not want any of this.

Jones also reports Team USA and Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke saw the pair that morning before heading to the airport and says they weren’t drunk and weren’t hanging out with Miss Finland either, as was initially reported. Bummer.

Being out that late you wonder if there’s a curfew for the team. Risto Pakarinen of Kukla’s Korner gets a killer quote from Getzlaf to cap it off as to whether or not they have a curfew.

“No. We’re grown men.”

Party on, Ryan.

  1. atb4 - May 7, 2012 at 12:32 PM

    They should be suspended for the Ducks next playoff game

    • mehetmet - May 7, 2012 at 12:33 PM

      they will retire by then

    • solador78 - May 7, 2012 at 12:45 PM

      They should be traded to Nashville for Radulov and Kostitsyn.

  2. sjsharks66 - May 7, 2012 at 1:13 PM

    What a balding douche.

  3. cweez2 - May 7, 2012 at 1:30 PM

    I assume “Anaheim Ducks” sounds more threatening in Finnish than it does in English…

  4. danphipps01 - May 7, 2012 at 3:43 PM

    Good to know the absence of Sidney Crosby hasn’t resulted in an absence of classless behaviour. Jesus, other than Toews and Stamkos, are ANY of our top centres not giant assholes? Even Giroux’s gone all Raffi Torres on us now.

    • gianthatr - May 7, 2012 at 7:37 PM

      Nicklas Backstrom isn’t a douche…

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