NHL calls banana thrown at Simmonds 'stupid and ignorant'
The NHL called it "stupid and ignorant." Flyers winger Wayne Simmonds said he's "above this sort of stuff." A banana was thrown from the stands in London, Ont., on Thursday night as Simmonds was skating toward Detroit goalie Jordan Pearce during a shootout in an exhibition game.
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#1 Sep 23, 2011
The only reason the dude threw a banana is because a watermelon would be to heavy. I am pissed because a white guy could have slipped on the peal.
“Jeezuz in the Potty”
Since: May 10
#2 Sep 25, 2011
I think throwing a turd at a slob like you would be more appropriate.
#3 Sep 25, 2011
You are so funny. Did 1 of your 2 black daddies tell you to write this.Give back the computor yous @$$ stoled and go pick a peck of cotton.:G
#4 Sep 28, 2011
I'm going to protest at Banana Republic tomorrow.
#5 Oct 2, 2011
Some arenas throw Banana's...some throw hats....some throw squid...
Another story blown out of porportion by the media...Funny how his comments to Avery never escalated to anything...
Were they worried that some town might be torched or a group would protest that its racisim.
Time for politicians and leaders to stop cowarding behind closed doors....
The system should work both ways.
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