Many who read this article, think the losers are the kids who can't play hockey anymore or maybe some have pity for the couple being vandalized. The real loser in this neighborhood is the game of hockey to which all involved have brought disgrace.
Based on the facts presented in this article...
Shame on the players for not respecting the property and persons their game impacted.
Shame on the players' parents for not effectively disciplining their children for misbehavior.
Shame on the couple for handling a valid complaint in a whiny, harmful and arrogant manner.
Shame on those who resorted to vandalism because they didn’t get their way.
Shame on all adults involved for not playing nice in the proverbial sandbox.
Shame on anyone who made this issue about hockey.
Hockey is a game of respect, honor and teamwork. No, this is not about hockey. This is about a group of selfish, prideful and immature adults who don’t how to communicate respectfully.
If anyone involved in this situation or a similar one (apparently this is not uncommon?) would like a solution rather than to continue their petty scuffles…read QBQ! The Question Behind the Question: Practicing Personal Accountability and How To Win Friends and Influence People.