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Hazing

Buddy Holly

TRIBE Member
Did anyone else catch the Windsor Spitfire's that are under alot of heat for initiating rookies. The classic naked rookies in the coach bus bathroom. Really good fight broke out in practice leaving the star player and star rookie player bruised up. What are your thoughts on the initiation process? Do you think it is a valid part of sport or just a barbaric way of status bullshit between players??
 

kerouacdude

TRIBE Member
see the McGill thread a few weeks back for thoughts on the validity of cock-smokin', gay homosexual rites of passage in sports.
 

Buddy Holly

TRIBE Member
Originally posted by kerouacdude
see the McGill thread a few weeks back for thoughts on the validity of cock-smokin', gay homosexual rites of passage in sports.
Not talking about gayness in sports.
:confused:
 

Sleepy Giant

TRIBE Member
I don't consider a 'hotbox' or the 'gauntlet' to be hazing. That term to me is negative and involves serious humiliation and or harassment. 'Rooking' or 'initiation' is nothing more than good natured fun. Nobody gets hurt, or traumatized. Every 'initiation' I've participated in has always known the limits and anyone who didn't want to do it, didn't have to. The shit that went down in Tilbury and at MacGill was way far over the line. It's assholes like that that ruin it for everyone.

Pretty soon calling someone a 'rookie' will be considered hazing.
 

fleaflo

TRIBE Member
Originally posted by kerouacdude
you don't think it's gay that nearly every hazing incident involves some homosexual overtones?
It's the pain of denial.

I would like to state for the record that Deion Sanders is gay. 20 years from now the story will break and you will look it up on Tribe cause you know you'll all still be posting on here
 

Sleepy Giant

TRIBE Member
OHL heavily punishes Spitfires, Mantha

10/18/2005 1:02:31 PM

WINDSOR, Ont. (CP) - Moe Mantha of the OHL's Windsor Spitfires has been suspended for one year as general manager and 25 games as coach for a hazing incident.

The Ontario Hockey League said the hazing occurred on the team bus Sept. 9 during a trip back from London for an exhibition game.

The incident involved ''a small number of players being told to strip and stand in the washroom at the back of the bus by other players,'' the OHL said in a release Tuesday.

Mantha was banned for another 15 games as coach for fights at a team practice Sept. 28 involving players Akim Aliu and Steve Downie.

The Spitfires have also been fined $35,000 - $25,000 for the hazing and $10,000 for the practice fights. The league maximum fine per incident is $25,000.

''I conclude that the lack of leadership and what transpired were dishonourable and prejudicial to the well-being of the league and its players,'' OHL commissioner David Branch said in a statement.

''The OHL has a zero tolerance policy against hazing, our member teams know that, and that is why it is imperative that the league make a strong statement against it,'' Branch added.

The OHL requires team to have posters in every team locker-room stating that anyone involved in hazing, or who doesn't report hazing, will be suspended.

Downie, a first-round draft pick by the Philadelphia Flyers, has refused to rejoin the team since the practice incident and has demanded a trade.

An investigation by the Spitfires concluded that Downie cross-checked Aliu in the mouth, chipping two teeth, during the practice. After that incident, Aliu left the ice, only to return later to fight with Downie.

The Spitfires imposed a five-game suspension on Downie and the participation in a personal counselling program. Aliu, Windsor's first-round pick in 2005, received a one-game suspension and must also attend counselling sessions.

The OHL said its investigation included discussions with Spitfires owner Steve Riolo, as well as Mantha, two assistant coaches, two team trainers and 25 players.
Holy fuck that's some stiff punishment.
 

ndrwrld

TRIBE Member
looks good on em.
as far as Mcgill story, a rookie was ' sexually assaulted with a broomstick ' .
has nothing to do with ' gay '.
has everything to do with initiation rites.
and it should have NO place in school sports.
 

johnc

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i mean, who hasn't been sexually assaulted w/a broomstick at one point or another?

LET HE WHO IS WITHOUT SIN CAST THE FIRST STONE.

<looks around>
<runs>
 

kerouacdude

TRIBE Member
Originally posted by ndrwrld
has nothing to do with ' gay '.
has everything to do with initiation rites.
Making the rook pay, dress in costume/drag, blindfolding them and dropping them off in the middle of nowhere = initiation rites
Being anywhere near another man's shit cutter or nut sac with anything = gay
 
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