Wayne Gretzky has upset the good burghers of Brantford, Ont., home of The Great One.While it's not quite on the scale of defiling a memorial to our honoured war dead, this week's vandalizing of statues of hockey great
The Canadian Press reports someone used spray paint to deface the statues of Gretzky as a kid and as as an NHL superstar hoisting the Stanley Cup in victory.
The collection, located outside the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre, was just unveiled last Sunday. The vandal attacked the statutes sometime between late Monday night and early Tuesday morning.
Statues of Gretzky's mum and dad, Phyllis and Walter, holding hands with young Wayne apparently were left untouched.
[ Related: Afghan war memorial desecration draws reward offer ]
Brantford Mayor Chris Friel called the vandalism "disgraceful" and a "crime against the community," CP said.
Read More »from Vandalizing of Wayne Gretzky statues in Brantford, Ont. stupid but not exactly treason
Note to vandals, turn yourself in before Marty McSorley tracks you down - Wayne Gretzky statue vandalized in Br... http://t.co/ouIBmcAbrg