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Predators fan who threw catfish on ice charged in Pittsburgh

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Since 2003, Nashville Predators fans have thrown catfish on the ice at Bridgestone Arena.
Autumn Allison/USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee

A Nashville Predators fan who threw a catfish on the ice during Monday’s Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final in Pittsburgh¬†is being charged in connection to the incident, according to Pittsburgh police.

According to police, 36-year-old Jacob Waddell of Nolensville bought the catfish in Tennessee and vacuum sealed it, put it in his compression shorts and removed it in a men’s room at PPG Paints Arena. At 9:30 p.m., during the second period, the catfish sailed over the glass around the rink and flopped onto the ice, police say.

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Police say Waddell was escorted immediately from the arena and charged with disorderly conduct, disrupting a meeting and possession of an instrument of crime.

On Monday morning, Waddell took to…

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