Koivu not playing tonight...
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10-23-2003, 01:27 PM
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Well, since I'm in Ontario, and I don't even speak French, my media source is the English media out of Toronto. I don't know what Le Petit Tigre is. Anyways, I know the media can be biased (Toronto can be for sure) but I see no advantage to them in lying about Koivu's status.
I'm in Toronto - The media here is even more out of touch with the Habs than the Montréal media
(not surprisingly). I don't think the media is being dishonest, Koivu's status is simply not set in stone. This TSN article sums it up:
His knee is not 100% so he and the medical staff decided he should sit out for a few more games. No distraction - just frustration for Koivu and the fans.
BTW: Le Petit Tigre is Michel Bergeron's nick name (former Nord coach "and chief scum bag" - to borrow a line from Slap Shot).
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