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Canucks Fans Vandalize Church of Bruins' Milan Lucic in Vancouver

Just one of the main obscenities that was sprayed on the Vancouver church.
Just one of the main obscenities that was sprayed on the Vancouver church.
Dan IrwinCorrespondent IIFebruary 19, 2012

Acts of loyalty to one's team is sometimes what makes people great fans.

But not in this case.  St. Archangel Michael Serbian Orthodox Church on Canada Way in vandalized, and it doesn't take long to see who may be responsible.

Profanities were graffiti sprayed all over Boston Bruins forward's church back where he lives, costing the church an estimated $5,000 in damage.  Included in the vandalism, was an incorrectly spelled, "Go Canuks".  Maybe not ivy league graduates.

Lucic took it personal and responded accordingly.

"The whole community is not happy with something like that happening. Obviously they're proud that a Serbian boy is out fulfilling his dreams," Lucic said. "You never like to see your name 'F Lucic' anywhere. Nevermind the culture center and the church."

The church was not happy itself.

"What he did was wrong. It's time to think twice about doing such a thing because there's no need for something like that to be written anywhere on the church wall," said Ljubomir Kotur, church secretary.

Lilic's girlfriend weighed in on Twitter saying, “This is DISGUSTING! Punks did this to Milan (sic) beloved church! So disgusting!”

A local cleaning company has since come in, and cleaned the church, free of charge.

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