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02-21-2011, 01:13 PM
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Originally Posted by neofury View Post
He's like the Don Cherry of the rumor mill world, except of course Don Cherry to some people is at least credible. Even people who defend Eklund know he's a lot more miss than hit, we're talking less than 2% accuracy, maybe even less than 1%

Don Cherry might be a bigot and a moron at times, but at times he's also said some smart stuff too. Never been a fan really but I can't deny sometimes he brings up a valid point or two, probably way more often than Eklund comes out with a valid rumor.
prior to cherry's wife passing away he had a lot more credibility and more toned down approach to what he said and was worth watching IMO (i mean hockey stuff in a general sense strictly and not about specific teams/players).. things like no-touch icing, hitting from behind etc etc

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