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02-06-2012, 08:18 AM
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Originally Posted by AEM6729 View Post
Ya know, when Josh Cooper replaced Glennon I was so glad to have someone better covering hockey...but Cooper and his sidekick Mike Organ have been sucking lately. There were some good quotes and sweet moments to come out of the post game press conference that I had no idea about thanks to the Tennessean:
Cooper is a little "fluffy." He didn't start out that way, but his stories have trended more toward "here's an interesting anecdote" and less "here's a meaty hockey story that contains information you truly care about."

In a bigger market, there would be a Suter story every day, even if there wasn't any new 'news.' I'm not calling for that, but a few soundbytes from Poile and Suter after the ASG and then, "Well, Suter says he's not signing before the deadline, so I guess i don't need to think about it until then" is kind of unacceptable.

The blogs are typically a better news source than the fishwrappers, though Jim Diamond and even David Boclair do a decent job.

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