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Throwing the Snake: Take that Detroit

The NHL playoffs start today and it's my favorite time of year.  We've got the NHL playoffs, baseball is in gear now and the Tour de France will be here before we know it.

Still, everyone know about the Octopus throwing that happens in Detroit (it was used to symbolize the eight wins a team needed to win the Cup in the old days). Well, our Phoenix Coyotes site Five for Howling started up a sensation of their own with throwing the snake.  It's...well, let the Sporting News explain it.  The throwing the snake movement has taken on a life of its own.  Beautiful.  And only in hockey.