Eight Fans Face Jail Time for Racist Taunts as Wayne Simmonds Leaves

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Eight Fans Face Jail Time for Racist Taunts as Wayne Simmonds Leaves
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Wayne Simmonds was oblivious to the vile taunts from the crowd. Playing for Liberec of the Czech Extraliga during the NHL lockout, the Philadelphia Flyers forward discovered via an Internet video that fans of rival Chomutov had serenaded him with "Opice! Opice! Opice!" (translation: "monkey") during a game in October.

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