“I don’t think they should do that,” Foote said. “This is the first year they’ve had a consistent team, a winning team that’s not getting blown out of games. Maybe they’re frustrated from years past? I don’t know, but I don’t think they should do that.” (. . .) “I can understand the frustration, but this team is fighting hard and we need that backing. I know they pay a big buck, so they can do what they want, but it doesn’t really help when they boo.”
I for one was booing at the end of the second period on Wednesday, and I was booing the refs, not the Jackets. I have booed the Jackets in the past, but wasn’t on Wednesday.
And everybody — Foote, fans, angry blog commenters and message board posters: