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05-19-2010, 11:04 AM
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Jeepers Creeper
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Originally Posted by Lepardi View Post
I believe it's mostly an ego question. If he had a hockey expert (Kekäläinen for instance) by his side, that expert would have to correct his ridicilous interpretations of the game all the time. For instance, when Kovalchuk's cross-check was shown on replay yesterday, this is what Mertaranta saw: "LOOK AT THAT. KOVALCHUK SLASHES HIETANEN STRAIGHT TO THE HEAD."
"...WHY IS IT THAT THE NORTH AMERICANS HAS TO PLAY HOCKEY SO ROUGH AND TOUGH!"

What has a Russian cross checking a Finn to do with North America and the kind of hockey they play? Mertaranta was really embarrassing last night with the gross exaggerations.


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