Pittsburgh police charge Nashville man for catfish toss during Stanley Cup game 1

A catfish stopped play in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals after a fan launched it onto the ice in Pittsburgh.

The 36-year-old Tennessee man who tossed a dead catfish on the ice during Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final on Monday hid the fish carcass in his shorts to smuggle it into the arena, according to Pittsburgh police.

Apparently Waddell had the catfish vacuum-sealed and hid it in his shorts to get past security at PPG Paints Arena, then removed it from the sealing and wrapped it in a towel and T-shirt before launching it onto the ice during the second period. He was immediately escorted from the facility and arrested.

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