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07-02-2010, 04:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Mgkibbles View Post
I don't understand why all of you guys trash Eklund. He just reports RUMORS that he hears, and since rumors don't always evolve into deals everybody rips Eklund. Just take the tweets and blogs for what they are, rumors, not stone cold deals.
i actually go on hockeybuzz all the time. it's got a ton of beat writers/bloggers on it and it's fun just to see someone throw all the crap that he hears out there.

the parts that i find funny are when he makes an outright prediction or some sort of bold statement like "Are the Canucks the only team that can beat the Capitals in a 7 game series?!?!?!" or "I predict Bill Guerin will have a 40 goal season and be named captain of the U.S. Olympic team!" or just plain stupidly hilarious like "It truly is a magical time to be a hockey fan in Belarus right now!".

He's wrong almost all the time and some of the stuff he puts out there is ridiculous, but yeah I don't understand why people actually get mad at him.

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