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Georges Laraque stands up for former NHL tough guy Donald Brashear at Tim Hortons

Former NHLer Georges Laraque is standing up for former colleague Donald Brashear after the latter was found working at a Tim Hortons in Quebec City.

Last week, the Montreal Gazette ran a story about Brashear's new job, and the article was widely criticized for seemingly sneering at honest work. 

To make things worse, the National Post (which is part of the same company as the Gazette) used a photo of Laraque when they shared the story on Twitter. It was eventually removed after plenty of ridicule.

Laraque roasted the Post on Instagram after seeing the mix-up. 

On Sunday, Laraque stood up for Brashear by tweeting a photo of himself in a Tim Hortons uniform. He criticized the Post again for running the story.

Laraque has had a colourful career after hockey. He was the Deputy Leader of the federal Green Party for three years, and co-owns a kombucha company along with an eco-friendly clothing line.

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