NHL Around the NHL VIII - John Tavares named Captain of the Edmund Fitzgerald

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    I know he wasn’t alone but it doesn’t excuse the action of going up to a car that is occupied by a female security officer and jiggling the handle to see how she reacts.

    Crap like that is unacceptable.
     
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    He'll get away with it because he's a Leaf, like Morgan Reilly's f-word last year and the blatantly stupid "I was saying Rag it" excuse.

    But also I don't think the league cares about this type of stuff in general. Patty Kane never faced any discipline for any of the allegations on him, did he?
     
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    yep, protected leafs, they don't win enough to draw national outrage
     
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    What he did was stupid, but what is the league really going to do? I see people walking around all the time with underwear almost completely exposed and that's during the day and sober...
     
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    I think it is more to do with the threat of what they might do. If your daughter happened to be in a vehicle when a group of young, drunken men approached, tried the locked door to rattle her, maybe you would see it differently? I know that I would be afraid if it was me. As long as he gets the same treatment as anyone else, then let the legal system deal with it. I think he will get off because he is a pro athlete but I can't imagine the penalty would be much either way.
     
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    what if this was Marchand doing this? The hockey world would universally condemn it. Its all about who you are
     
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    I get that, but I also don't think I'd recommend my daughter be a security guard, as you're bound to run into idiots, be it drunk people or domestic situations.

    He clearly didn't use good judgment, I just don't think this is much of a crime, if it is in fact one - so I'm not expecting the league to do anything about it.
     
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    The security guard identified herself as a former servicewomen with PTSD. His reaction was to pull his pants down. It's not a huge deal really, but it shows a lack of maturity and really the situation could've ended a lot worse for Matthews.

    I have no idea why Tavares wasnt made captain last summer, but he really seems like the only logical choice now.
     
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    Well they can just f*ck right off :madfire:
     
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    Tronna fans will somehow find a way to blame DeBrusk, Marchand or (now that he's in a different sweater) Kadri.
     
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    Mathews , forget the charges deal with the mustache.

    I had one like that for 8th grade, yea you have dark hair, it's not enough.

    Shave it, wait, move on, try again ... for now at best it looks like a young Freddie Mercury.
     
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    We have all done stupid stuff when young.

    I think MOST of use learned from up and grew up a little.
     
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    That is a small arena

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    Theres doing stupid stuff while young and then there’s going up to a car with a woman inside and jiggling the door handles to see how she’d react just for fun.

    What he did was disgusting and goes well beyond stupid.
     
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    God the Flyers suck. It is going to be a very long season in Philadelphia.

    Not that I mind :naughty:
     
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    Said about St Louis on January 1st 2019
     
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    What are the odds of a bad team catching lightning in a bottle two years in a row?
     
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    Don’t know but I never rule it out
     
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    they didnt seem that worn down in the finals, but id say they at least make the playoffs
     
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    We are talking about Philly
     
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    Gag. I like mustard but not like that! :confused:
     
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    There was a hot dog to go with it but someone resembling Phil Kessel was spotted jogging out of the arena with them
     
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