Jets fan thankful for support after alleged post-game attack in Montreal
A Winnipeg Jets fan says he’s been overwhelmed by the support he’s received since a violent incident after a playoff game in Montreal.
Alex Wojakowski told 680 CJOB that he was heading home from the game Monday night — which ended in a Canadiens victory and killed the Jets’ playoff hopes — when he was accosted by a group of seven Habs fans who took issue with his Blake Wheeler jersey.
“They were yelling stuff about the Habs and started yelling nasty stuff about the Jets,” said Wojakowski, “so I just crossed the street to avoid conflict, and then one of them threw water at me and they started yelling, ‘give us your effing jersey.'”
Wojakowski said he didn’t think much of the incident, because Montreal fans had been yelling at him all game, but alleges he was then attacked by three of the men, who he says punched him in the head, pushed him, scratched him across the face and demanded his jersey, which he eventually gave up.
While he says he enjoys the typical banter between fans at …
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