Canada loses at World Juniors and fans take to social media with abuse for players
Canada was eliminated from the World Junior Hockey Championship in Vancover yesterday taking a 2-1 overtime loss to Finland in the quarter final.
Toni Utunen scored the winner 5:17 into overtime as Finland topped the defending champs 2-1 in the quarterfinals in Vancouver.
Team Canada Captain Maxime Comtois missed a penatly shot in overtime and as a result is taking horrible abuse on social media platforms.
The 19 year old has shut down his Instagram comments after he was called a sack of dog feces, but using stronger language.
There are homophobic attacks, with someone telling him they hope he gets AIDS.
His French-Canadian heritage is also attacked.
Comtois telling our sister station T-S-N he hopes to have an opportunity to bury the memory of the missed penatly shot down the road in his career.