Sunday, May 2, 2010

Sharks fan throws real shark on ice

Call it the Great Shark Caper II.

With the Sharks trying to go two up on the Red Wings in the best-of-seven games Western Conference semifinals playoff series on Sunday night, Sharks fans one-upped Red Wings in a longstanding Stanley Cup tradition.

When San Jose’s Joe Pavelski scored the game-tying goal to make the score 1-1 at the Shark Tank, a Sharks fan ran down to rink side and hurled a day-old shark onto the ice onto the blue line. Inside the shark's mouth was an octopus, the symbol of success in Red Wings’ lore.

Pavelski nearly skated over it celebrating the goal.

How does that happen? It happened exactly three years ago today when some Sharks fans conspired to sneak a 48-inch Tiger shark past security to their seats.

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