All sports have traditions that go beyond the actual field of play. The Indy 500 winner drinks milk after the race, dotting the script “i” for Ohio State football and the Masters' green jacket are just a few examples.
Hockey seems to go deeper in tradition than other sports. Beyond player traditions, hockey really encourages and embraces fan traditions as well.
Traditions seem to start the same basic way. An event happens, perhaps out of the ordinary, immediately following that the team wins or a player has a very good game or maybe evens wins a championship. Fans figure that they are on to something and a tradition is born.
Here are some of the more fun and unique traditions in hockey.