Rats!

I saw this picture and it looked amusing.
Here’s the story behind it!

Colorado Avalance goalie Patrick Roy is resigned to a barrage of rats thrown by fans after the Florida Panthers scored a goal in the first period of the 3rd game of the Stanley Cup Finals in Miami, June 8, 1996. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

It wasn’t food or drink, but thousands of plastic rats that were tossed out of the seats during the Florida Panthers’ run to the Stanley Cup Finals in 1996. The tradition was born after Scott Mellanby used his stick to take care of a rat that had invaded the locker room, then went out and scored a goal. Mellanby’s feat was dubbed ‘the rat trick’ by goalie John Vanbiesbrouck, and Panthers fans responded by tossing rats onto the ice after Florida goals, with as many as two thousand rodents raining down on the ice during Florida’s remarkable playoff run.

Source: http://sports.ca.msn.com/other/photos/throwing-the-game?cp-documentid=30995447&page=5

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