[News]: 'Al the Octopus' returns to Joe Louis Arena as Wings prepare for ... - Detroit Free Press

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    [News]: A 'matter' of tradition - MLive.com


    A 'matter' of tradition
    [SIZE=-1]MLive.com, MI - 1 hour ago[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]So exactly what "matter" could come off a twirling octopus and land on the ice that might pose a hazard to players? Dr. Steve O'Shea director of the Earth ...[/SIZE]


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    We live in a country populated by idiots.
     
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    [News]: NHL bans octopus swinging; $10000 fine for offenders - Detroit Free Press


    NHL bans octopus swinging; $10000 fine for offenders
    [SIZE=-1]Detroit Free Press, United States - Apr 19, 2008[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]Details were scarce Friday, but the Wings have been told by the NHL that head octopus wrangler Al Sobotka no longer may swing the mollusks over his head ...[/SIZE]


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    [News]: HELENE ST. JAMES' BLOG No more twirling of the octopus - Detroit Free Press


    HELENE ST. JAMES' BLOG No more twirling of the octopus
    [SIZE=-1]Detroit Free Press, United States - Apr 18, 2008[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]Just a little tidbit from Joe Louis Arena: The NHL has decided octopus twirling doesn't fit in with league image, or something to that effect. ...[/SIZE]


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    [News]: Octopus-gate takes another dramatic turn - Detroit Free Press


    Octopus-gate takes another dramatic turn
    [SIZE=-1]Detroit Free Press, United States - 2 hours ago[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]The game marked the Wings' second at the Joe since being slapped with a octopus-twirling ban by the NHL late in round one. But the saga of Octopus-Gate came ...[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]Tempest in a boiling pot: Putting a twirled octopus to the test [SIZE=-1]Detroit Free Press[/SIZE][/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]all 3 news articles[/SIZE]


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    [News]: Octopus Twirling Test Part Two: The "Raw" Data - Detroit Free Press


    Octopus Twirling Test Part Two: The "Raw" Data
    [SIZE=-1]Detroit Free Press, United States - 16 hours ago[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]Well, never one to shirk from a challenge of the cephalopod variety, I decided to repeat my octo-twirling test, this time using a raw octopus instead of a ...[/SIZE]


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    [News]: An off-the-wall take on octopus 'matter' - MLive.com


    An off-the-wall take on octopus 'matter'
    [SIZE=-1]MLive.com, MI - 15 hours ago[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]The octopus, though, is a different story. "It is your job, you are involved in the game and if you have to do something that, I don't think we are supposed ...[/SIZE]


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    [News]: It doesn't 'matter,' take two - MLive.com


    It doesn't 'matter,' take two
    [SIZE=-1]MLive.com, MI - 20 hours ago[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]The Detroit Free Press's Mike Thompson successfully swung a boiled octopus and found that no "matter" (which is supposedly the reason that the NHL has ...[/SIZE]


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    [News]: Octopus-gate takes another dramatic turn - Detroit Free Press


    Octopus-gate takes another dramatic turn
    [SIZE=-1]Detroit Free Press, United States - Apr 25, 2008[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]The game marked the Wings' second at the Joe since being slapped with a octopus-twirling ban by the NHL late in round one. But the saga of Octopus-Gate came ...[/SIZE]


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