Thread: News Article: Lindy Ruff calls Flyers "Whiners"
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04-21-2011, 07:28 PM
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Originally Posted by CanadianFlyer88 View Post
I don't buy that speaking publically about the refs will influence them any more than they already are. Every ref has his biases and either coach speaking out between games isn't going to do that much to change them.

It's more of a motivator to the players of either team than it is the refs... if the players aren't sequestered from the media. Either way, if Lavi slaps a headline on the board before Game 5: 'Ruff calls Flyers whiners', I'm sure they'll have a little extra spring in their step.
Did you watch Game 5 of the SCF? Blackhawks absolutely bought some calls on Pronger by chirping about it over and over.

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