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Mike Tyson Mask KO'd

By February 1, 2006

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His career may be over but Mike Tyson retains the unique ability to create controversy ... even when he's not personally involved in the story! Ottawa Senators backup goalie Ray Emery idolizes Mike Tyson so he had the ex-champ's image painted on the side of his goalie mask. No big deal, right? Wrong! John Muckler, the team's GM, had a discussion with Emery and suggested that perhaps it wasn't such a good idea given the fact that Tyson is a "convicted rapist and a female abuser". Emery agreed to remove the image and told Muckler he'll have Tyson's face replaced with that of another boxer. Let's see if his next choice is deemed more socially acceptable ...


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