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Video: Flyers fans attack Rangers fans
ESPNNewYork.com ^ | January 5, 2012 | Katie Strang

Posted on 01/05/2012 2:55:01 PM PST by Raymann

NEW YORK -- The Philadelphia police department has released surveillance video of a brutal attack following Monday's Winter Classic game in an effort to identify the three suspects involved in the beating of two men wearing New York Rangers jerseys outside a South Philadelphia cheesesteak shack.

The graphic video shows three suspects wearing Philadelphia Flyers jerseys beating and kicking the two victims outside Geno's Steaks in South Philly at 7:15 p.m. ET.

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One of the victims was an off-duty Woodbridge, N.J., police officer, according to Woodbridge Township spokesman John Hagerty. NBC New York identified him as Neal Auricchio, 30, who the station says also served as a Marine in Iraq.

"He got banged up pretty badly," his father, Neal Auricchio Sr., told NBC New York Wednesday. "Stitches in the one eye, and the other eye is pretty puffed up. He went for a CT scan today, and we're waiting for the results on that."

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: flyers; hockey; philly; rangers
More of those people fighting in philly...oh wait.
1 posted on 01/05/2012 2:55:07 PM PST by Raymann
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To: Raymann

Philly: the land of thugs. The USA can’t cultivate English Soccer Hooligans, so we substitute Philly (all sports) and, of course, the Baltimoron Ravens.


2 posted on 01/05/2012 2:58:34 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Spoiler Alert! The secret to Terra Nova: THEY ARE ALL DEAD!!!)
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To: freedumb2003

The Oakland Raiders get the prize for having the ugliest moronic fans in professional sports.


3 posted on 01/05/2012 3:01:58 PM PST by petercooper (2012 - Purge more RINO's.)
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To: petercooper

>>The Oakland Raiders get the prize for having the ugliest moronic fans in professional sports.<<

But not the most thuggish — that goes to philly (all sports).


4 posted on 01/05/2012 3:03:41 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Spoiler Alert! The secret to Terra Nova: THEY ARE ALL DEAD!!!)
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To: freedumb2003

Yes, Philly does seem to have a large base of low IQ sports fans.


5 posted on 01/05/2012 3:10:47 PM PST by petercooper (2012 - Purge more RINO's.)
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To: xsmommy

To be fair, Santa wasn’t around to throw snowballs at.


6 posted on 01/05/2012 3:11:06 PM PST by SoothingDave
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To: Raymann

So a couple of guys got into a fist fight...big woop...have we become that genteel and feminized that men can’t settle their differences with their fists without becoming criminals and everybody acting so shocked??


7 posted on 01/05/2012 3:12:44 PM PST by mick (Central Banker Capitalism is NOT Free Enterprise)
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To: SoothingDave
To be fair, Santa wasn’t around to throw snowballs at.

Snowballs loaded with batteries.......

8 posted on 01/05/2012 3:20:07 PM PST by DKM
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To: mick

>>So a couple of guys got into a fist fight...big woop...have we become that genteel and feminized that men can’t settle their differences with their fists without becoming criminals and everybody acting so shocked??
<<

It was a mugging by thugs who are like little babies who can’t stand the idea that someone else supports a different team.

Fighting for something meaningful is great. Fighting for a freaking sports team is thuggish, stupid, infantile and THE sign of a tiny Johnson.

Babies in large bodies.


9 posted on 01/05/2012 3:21:33 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Spoiler Alert! The secret to Terra Nova: THEY ARE ALL DEAD!!!)
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To: freedumb2003
How many other stadiums had to have a temporary jail and a judge to handle all the arrests?

Just like when you name your daughter Chastity she is far more likely to be "un-chaste" (I self-censored my original term), when you name a city for brotherly love you are just begging for it to turn into thug city.

10 posted on 01/05/2012 3:22:41 PM PST by KarlInOhio (Herman Cain: possibly the escapee most dangerous to the Democrats since Frederick Douglass.)
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To: petercooper

Oakland Raiders fans are harmless cartoons.

LA Raiders fans, on the other hand...well, let’s just say that the crime rate in San Diego doubles when the Raiders visit the Chargers.


11 posted on 01/05/2012 3:27:12 PM PST by Retired Greyhound (.)
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To: mick

Yeah, what’s the big deal? Looked to me like the Ranger fan made the initial contact. Then he got his a$$ beat. His buddy joined in and all bets were off. It really is not too bright wearing a Rangers jersey in South Philly. That is akin to me using the N word in N Jersey projects at 11pm on a Saturday. I would expect an a$$ beating for being stupid.


12 posted on 01/05/2012 3:29:17 PM PST by halfright ("Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading". -TJefferson)
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To: freedumb2003

Come on, pal. I’ve seen fist fights for a lot of stupider reasons than a sports game. How about over a hand of poker or a bad look in a bar. Not to mention over a woman !! LOL...But then maybe I grew up in a different world than you. Anyway, it looked like a fair fight until one group got the better of the other guys.


13 posted on 01/05/2012 3:32:39 PM PST by mick (Central Banker Capitalism is NOT Free Enterprise)
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To: halfright

Ha ha....My thoughts exactly !! What did John Wayne say, “Life is tough. But tougher when your stupid “ !!


14 posted on 01/05/2012 3:37:53 PM PST by mick (Central Banker Capitalism is NOT Free Enterprise)
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To: freedumb2003
I don't know. Being a Red Wing fan at a Chicago Blackhawks game deserves combat pay, and laundry bills for beer baths!

Mike

15 posted on 01/05/2012 3:51:08 PM PST by MichaelP (The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools ~HS)
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To: KarlInOhio

I’m no fan of Philly, but I think it is a much nicer place to visit than NYC as a tourist (I live less than 10 miles west of NYC, and haven’t been there in years). I was pleasantly surprised in Philly; NYC is a dump in comparison.

Go Devils!


16 posted on 01/05/2012 3:58:30 PM PST by kearnyirish2
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To: mick
What did John Wayne say, “Life is tough. But tougher when your stupid “ !!

Actually, "your" should be "you're", which means "you are".

17 posted on 01/05/2012 4:00:12 PM PST by usadave
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To: usadave

I stand corrected !!


18 posted on 01/05/2012 4:03:01 PM PST by mick (Central Banker Capitalism is NOT Free Enterprise)
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To: mick

>> I’ve seen fist fights for a lot of stupider reasons than a sports game.<<’

That doesn’t remove the stupidness.

Nor does it exonerate the thugs in question nor philly.


19 posted on 01/05/2012 4:28:50 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Spoiler Alert! The secret to Terra Nova: THEY ARE ALL DEAD!!!)
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To: mick

>>What did John Wayne say, “Life is tough. But tougher when your stupid “ !!<<

That post didn’t work out very well for you, did it?


20 posted on 01/05/2012 4:30:36 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Spoiler Alert! The secret to Terra Nova: THEY ARE ALL DEAD!!!)
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To: Raymann
The "City of Brotherly Shove" lives up to its' name, yet again.

"Welcome to Philadelphia....oh, and by the way...YOU SUCK!"

21 posted on 01/05/2012 4:31:14 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: freedumb2003

Poor guy, spell checker don’t help that a bit.....We are human.


22 posted on 01/05/2012 4:50:43 PM PST by halfright ("Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading". -TJefferson)
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To: SoothingDave

Santa might not have been there, but the started things off right by booing the girl singing the Canadian National Anthem.


23 posted on 01/05/2012 5:28:43 PM PST by Clintons Are White Trash (Lynn Stewart, Helen Thomas, Rosie ODonnell, Maureen Dowd, Medea Benjamin - The Axis of Ugly)
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To: SoothingDave

My co-worker, Pens fan, went to a Flyers game in Phila, wearing a Lemieux jersey. Flyers fans chanted “we love cancer”.....


24 posted on 01/05/2012 5:44:00 PM PST by xsmommy
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To: freedumb2003
"That post didn’t work out very well for you, did it?"

Sure it did. Even a smart aleck like you can understand ungrammatical English in context. You just have to try harder.

25 posted on 01/05/2012 5:46:55 PM PST by mick (Central Banker Capitalism is NOT Free Enterprise)
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To: mick
Sure it did. Even a smart aleck like you can understand ungrammatical English in context. You just have to try harder.

Yes, but posting stupid when calling others stupid lends humor at your expense. Just like the doggone </i> (end) tag...

26 posted on 01/05/2012 6:02:27 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Spoiler Alert! The secret to Terra Nova: THEY ARE ALL DEAD!!!)
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To: Raymann

It was probably the Belmawr Bullies/s. But, the knowledge one would have as a leo makes me think arrogance led to this. Despite the appreciation of civility and proper decorum, one thing in a sweeping generality, the enthusiastic filly athletic supporter is a PROUD. Disrespect will not be tolerated. Incredibly patently moronic. I know, there is no justificstion, but it is a fact in today’s society. As Ranger fan great, it was a great win, but parading around on Broad St Philly or Broad St Newark by the Rock will get you the same invited, yet unwanted attention. I hope the guy feels better.


27 posted on 01/05/2012 7:48:55 PM PST by guyfromjrz (fresh breath, it speaks for itself.)
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To: Raymann

It was probably the Belmawr Bullies/s. But, the knowledge one would have as a leo makes me think arrogance led to this. Despite the appreciation of civility and proper decorum, one thing in a sweeping generality, the enthusiastic filly athletic supporter is PROUD. Disrespect will not be tolerated/s. Incredibly patently moronic. I know, there is no justificstion, but it is a fact in today’s society. As Ranger fan great, it was a great win, but parading around on Broad St Philly or Broad St Newark by the Rock will get you the same invited, yet unwanted attention. I hope the guy feels better. He lost.


28 posted on 01/05/2012 8:26:16 PM PST by guyfromjrz (fresh breath, it speaks for itself.)
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