|Look at Pucky. Look at him. How drunk do you |
have to be to attack so cuddly a mascot?
HARTFORD — An intoxicated Connecticut Whale fan has been banned from the XL Center after he allegedly tackled and punched 'Pucky the Whale' in the stands during a game Saturday night, police said.East Hartford. As soon as I saw the headline I had a sense of foreboding; I had a premonition the assailant would be from my troubled hometown. ~Shakes head ruefully.~
Kevin O'Connell, a 28-year-old from East Hartford, told police he attacked 'Pucky,' the mascot for the local hockey team, over a bet. He was arrested and charged with one count of second-degree breach of peace.