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Remember It’s Only A Game

from Steve Annear of Boston Magazine,

After Pittsburgh Penguins player Matt Cooke was removed from game one of the Eastern Conference Finals for an illegal hit against a Bruins player on Saturday night,  Jordan Kuruc, lead vocalist for a self-described Pennsylvania-based melodic hardcore band called Forbearance, Tweeted that he hoped Boston would fall victim to another attack like that of the Marathon bombing.

@jordankuruc: NHL is f****** rigged! Matt Cooke made a clean hit. I hope your city gets bombed again Boston.

Not long after sending the message during the game, users on the social media site began lashing out at Kuruc for his commentary. The  outrage escalated so quickly, that just after 10 p.m., members of his band turned to Facebook to apologize on behalf of their lead singer, and then went as far as to say he was no longer a part of the group:

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Paul's avatar

Here is jordankuruc’s Twitter feed.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 06/02/13 at 10:45 AM ET



Posted by timbits on 06/02/13 at 11:09 AM ET

Primis's avatar

Please don’t give this clown any more publicity.  He seems to be relishing and basking in it.

Posted by Primis on 06/02/13 at 11:27 AM ET

redxblack's avatar

That guy makes evilpens seem measured and calm.

Posted by redxblack from Akron Ohio on 06/02/13 at 11:30 AM ET

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Primis EXACTLY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Evilpens on 06/02/13 at 11:31 AM ET

calquake's avatar

That guy makes evilpens seem measured and calm.

Primis EXACTLY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Well… almost. cheese

Posted by calquake from a.k.a. Uniquake, workin' on my manifesto on 06/02/13 at 11:39 AM ET

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Posted by SYF from Twerkin' with Anastasia Ashley on 06/02/13 at 11:39 AM ET

Kate from PA now in SC-made in Detroit's avatar

Wow! It’s only a game for kristsakes. Get a grip!

Lets Go Red Wings!!!!!

Posted by Kate from PA now in SC-made in Detroit on 06/02/13 at 12:23 PM ET

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