Panthers Somehow Blame Devils Fans For Ruining Rat-Throwing Tradition

Before their 1995 home opener, a rat entered the Panthers locker room—and was promptly killed with a slapshot by Scott Mellanby. The legend took hold, and as Florida made a finals run, the "rat trick" was born. After Panthers goals and wins, fans would throw hundreds of rubber rats onto the ice. » 4/23/12 1:05pm 4/23/12 1:05pm