Edmonton Oilers Fan Base Comes Together to Get Women Fired From Her Job

Published April 27, 2023 at 11:52

The hockey community was rocked by a disturbing incident that took place during Game 4 of the first-round series between the Edmonton Oilers and the Los Angeles Kings. After the game, Evander Kane, a forward for the Oilers, took to social media to call out the fans who were involved in the incident. Kane claimed that a young Oilers fan named Cecily Eklund, who is battling brain cancer, was spit on and sworn at during the game.

According to Cecily's mother, there was a fight just two rows in front of her daughter, and she was targeted by the unruly fans. Kane's decision to speak out against the incident was met with backlash from some Kings fans, including one who sent him a vulgar direct message.

Kane shared a screenshot of the message on social media, which included insults and derogatory language. The message came from a fan who claimed to work at a car dealership in San Diego. Global News later confirmed that the employee with the same name no longer works for the company, and the person's Instagram account appears to have been deleted.

The incident has sparked outrage in the hockey community, with many calling for a zero-tolerance policy towards abusive behavior at games. While the fan who sent the hateful message may have lost their job, the impact on Cecily and her family cannot be undone. It's a stark reminder that sports should be a safe and enjoyable environment for everyone, regardless of their allegiances.

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Edmonton Oilers Fan Base Comes Together to Get Women Fired From Her Job

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