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01-08-2010, 02:57 PM
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Originally Posted by OverTheCap View Post
Once again, the NHL is acting a little hypersensitive and is overreacting to something that would not be an issue in the other professional sports leagues.
I disagree.

This has everything to do with the way you want the game perceived and the way sponsors want to be perceived as supporters of it. Neither wants to be associated with loose-cannon vulgarity artists who can't control their own emotions. This isn't John Tortorella losing his mind on his free time, in his house. He's doing it while representing the game, the team and the sponsors on the wall behind him during these press conferences.

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