Originally posted on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 1/25/12
Tampa Bay Lightning mascot ThunderBug became a cult hero last week when he shot Silly String on a Boston Bruins fan at Bolts home game, sparking a physical altercation between the Bug and the B's fan that shocked a nation. OK, not so much "shocked" as "made giggle." In the aftermath of that video, Revelation No. 1 courtesy of WTSP in Tampa Bay: ThunderBug is actually a "she." Revelation No. 2: She is now out of a job after the Silly String Incident. Is there still a chance to save this hockey heroine's job? From WTSP: A Boston-backer slammed the mascot from behind during the Tuesday, Jan 17 Lightning-Bruins game after he was hit with silly string. Ushers spoke to the man in the concourse, but he later returned to his seat. Video of the incident, meanwhile, went viral and garnered national attention. On Monday, the Lightning confirmed the mascot performer will not work another game for the team. The woman had been with the team since 2009. A Lightning spokesman said the incident played
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