DETROIT (CBS Detroit) Boston Bruins fans blew up Twitter Thursday night following the team’s 4-3 overtime loss to the Montreal Canadiens.
P.K. Subban ended up scoring the winning goal in the fifth minute of the second overtime.READ MORE: Volvo Adds 195,000 Vehicles To Recall For Dangerous Air Bags
Fans showing disappointment would have been completely understandable. But many of them took it to a whole other level, seeming to follow in the footsteps of Donald Sterling.
Because of our corporate policies, we can’t put profane language on our website, so here’s a summary of just some of the tweets we found:
— That stupid n***** doesn’t belong in hockey #whitesonly
— F*** YOU N***** SUBBAN YOU BELONG IN A F****** HOLE NOT AN ICE RINK
— PK Subban = F****** N*****
— F*** PK Subban. F****** n*****. Wish he got sold
— subban is the definition of a n*****
— Someone needs to smack PK subban across his big n***** lips. #scumbag
— SUBBAN IS A F****** PORCH M*****READ MORE: McLaren Will Pay $5M, Not $20M, In Flint Water Settlement
— F*** that stupid m***** #subban
— F*** you subban you f****** lucky ass n*****!
— Once again, Subban stop being a n*****
— N***** was trending in Boston because P.K. Subban scored… It’s a rare moment in my life to be ashamed to be a Bruins fan.
— I bet the Bruins fans calling P.K. Subban a n***** on Twitter have no idea his brother plays for their minor league team.
— the hashtag #N***** is trending in Boston after Subban’s goal. Do they tweet this after a David Ortiz HR? f*** off Boston, be better.
— N***** trending in Boston- #NHL another sport with issues
Bruins President Cam Neely issued a statement concerning the racist tweets Friday afternoon.
“The racist, classless views expressed by an ignorant group of individuals following Thursday’s game via digital media are in no way a reflection of anyone associated with the Bruins organization,” Neely said.MORE NEWS: City Of Hamtramck Passes Out Free Water Filters To Residents Following Discovery Of Lead In Drinking Water