THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING
Names

Actor slams Horton hit

By Mark Shanahan & Meredith Goldstein
Globe Staff / June 8, 2011

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

Canucks fans are working hard to justify Aaron Rome’s hit that landed Bruin Nathan Horton on a stretcher and out of the remainder of the Stanley Cup Final. But Will Arnett is having none of it. The Canadian actor/comedian — who is rooting for Vancouver — vented about the headshot on Twitter yesterday. “Sickened upon re-watching hit on Horton in last night’s game . . . enough with the [expletive] headshots!’’ A few minutes later, Arnett, who’s married to Burlington’s own Amy Poehler, tweeted: “Lots of Van fans answering me by saying Horton was admiring his pass. That may be . . . so he deserves to get leveled??’’ Finally, sounding fed up, he tweeted: “And to all the folks who let me know it’s a tough sport . . . thanks for the update . . . super helpful.’’