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Published:December 23rd, 2010 12:21 EST
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Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Charged With Mischief After Tossing Waffle Onto Rink

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A Toronto Maple Leafs fan was ejected from a game, and then arrested, after becoming the latest to throw waffles onto the ice to protest the team`s poor play.

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Toronto police charged Joseph Robb, 31, of Oakville with mischief after he allegedly threw several waffles and an Eggo box onto the ice during the third period of Monday night`s loss to the Atlanta Thrashers, the Toronto Star reported.

Robb was banned from all three Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment arenas, officials said."

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Robb didn`t toss hockey pucks or any other dangerous object, he hurled waffles for God`s sake. He shouldn`t have been charged with any crime, not even the ridiculous sounding crime of "mischief." I would hate to tell my fellow inmates that I was charged with causing mischief.

They should have left the waffles on the ice, maybe the clueless Leafs could have scored some points with a waffle.

I hope Santa gives Robb a huge HD 3D TV for Christmas so he can watch his beloved but hapless Toronto Maple Leafs.

I caution fans not to throw any objects onto the ice, confine your displeasure to heckling the players.

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