The NHL is home to a handful of truly weird traditions.
There are playoff beards, of course, and the superstitious refusal to touch either of the conference championship trophies. And then there’s the multitude of random stuff that gets thrown on the ice: octopuses in Detroit; plastic rats in Florida; hats after hat tricks everywhere else.
Now, thanks to an elderly lady in Philadelphia, we can add one more oddity to the list: leopard print bras.
— Breakfast On Broad (@BOBonTCN) March 2, 2016
Last night, after Brayden Schenn completed his first career hat trick to lead the Flyers to a 5-3 win over Calgary, one of the Broad Street Bullies’ most dedicated senior supporters decided to celebrate by waving her underpinnings in the air, before getting some assistance from her neighbouring fans to toss it over the glass. Here’s what the guy seated next to her had to say:
Definitely not something you see everyday — or would really want to, for that matter — but it’ll give Schenn a little something extra to remember when he looks back on this milestone.