Maybe it's just the ever-increasing coverage and cameras (and gifs) in this era, but it sure feels like sports fans are getting more, ah, "aggressive." Or entitled. After Game 3, stolen seats made news (though apparently some of them may have been stolen from a prior non-hockey event.)
Now add Brooks Orpik getting a beer tossed at his head as the Capitals celebrated their win in Game 4.
GIF: Orpik gets a beer thrown at his head pic.twitter.com/XJPepEIlU5— Stephanie Vail (@myregularface) April 22, 2015
Yeah, we know the tempting snarky response here: Orpik tries to injure people all the time! But it's "part of his job" and NHL players tacitly sign up for such abuse.
Abuse from other
union brothers NHL players, that is. Not from fans. Act like a freaking adult.