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by Alanah McGinley on 06/01/08 at 11:33 AM ET
From Ben Schmitt at the Free Press,
Splat! The octopus hit the ice of Mellon Arena to a chorus of boos just after the national anthem Saturday.
But the tentacled toss didn’t come from a Michigander. Zach Smith, 19, of Cleveland, an avid Red Wings fan and adrenaline junkie, hurled the slimy creature. Then he got tossed. Security guards threw him out.
“You’re outta here,” Smith said they told him. “Come back in and you get arrested.”
But Smith and his two friends from metro Detroit, who asked not to be identified, had a plan. They had bought an extra ticket in anticipation of his booting. That’s an extra $300 from a scalper
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