Fans get into it after the Oilers 9-2 win over the Sharks
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Fans seen fighting outside Rogers Place

Published April 18, 2024 at 1:15 PM

It's April, and the National Hockey League playoffs are less than forty-eight hours away from puck drop, and already the fans in Edmonton are in fine form.

A video has surfaced of a number of fans scuffling outside Rogers Place, presumably after the Oilers game Monday when they hosted the San Jose Sharks and beat them handily 9-2.

Fan fighting isn't new; however, it's become way more frequent and extreme in recent times, and while it's important to show passion towards your team, it seems like humanity has lost all respect for each other when it comes to cheering for teams and booing their opponents.

It's important to understand that fans of all types will have their differences and that it doesn't need to lead to physical altercations, because, to be honest, the verbal ones are far and away too much as they are. It's disappointing, but it would be nice to be able to go back in time to simpler times where fans who cheer for different teams in the same environment can turn and shake each other's hands when the festivities have ceased. After all, it's just a game.
April 18   |   137 answers
Fans seen fighting outside Rogers Place

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