To boo or not to boo, that is the (dumb) question. | Winnipeg Jets

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  1. L. A. Rust
    January 13, 2012

    Please explain who selects the lucky opposing player to be booed — is it determined by the team, a local newspaper, or do the fans vote ahead of time? I’m a Sharks fan and really enjoyed the crowd’s reactions at last night’s game — what a great (and harmless) way to get the crowd into the game! As knowledgeable and fanatic as the fans are in Winnipeg, I would think it would considered an honor to be selected as the “boo-ee”.

    Except for when the Sharks are on the other side of the center line, “Go Jets Go!”

    • Craig Knapp
      January 13, 2012

      Thanks for your comment

      Usually the fans pick either the captain or the highest profile player on the other team. Its a great tradition that is not meant as disrespect just as psychological warfare.

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