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01-25-2009, 12:12 PM
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Originally Posted by kingsfan25 View Post
The "Breakaway Challenge" was, yet again, a failure. The NHL wants so badly to have an answer to the Dunk competition and the Home Run Derby but they have to face up to the fact that the isolated skills of an NHL player are never going to be sexy. Basketball and baseball are geared toward flashy individual performance; hockey is not and trying to pretend that it is will yield nothing but embarassment.
Does anyone really care about the dunk contest or the homerun derby anymore?

I don't.

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