Thread: News Article: Gorges Preaches Patience
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04-10-2012, 02:41 PM
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Originally Posted by WhiskeySeven View Post
You're acting indignant because to you the only two options are fluff pieces and garbage rumor mongering.

What about tactics, what about the putrid powerplay and why it was bad, what about asking about what Cunney did/does different than Jacques, what about asking legitimate hockey questions - about the organization and fans (without resorting to "the org. is professional and the fans are the best!!") and not taking up inches of daily column on **** like Gorges' "magnetic" ability to block a shot and what that does to Price's save percentage and what price and Budaj might think would be a fair compensation (a visit to Price's new Kelowna home or maybe some dinner in Montreal? I dunno Stubbs, you tell me!!)

Get your head out of the sand. Print media is beyond dead, these fools at the Gazette couldn't keep a crowd in a cemetery. Well, except Jack Todd but he doesn't even seem fully literate at this point.
Dude, the season is over. At this point, it's not even worth it to go back and do technical pieces on what went right/wrong. Sure, this is a fluff piece and Dave Stubbs sure loves those. However, it gives you a little insight into the type of person Gorges is and brings a positive light on a season that lacked any.

I'm not a big fan of the Gazette's work either, but this doesn't deserve your criticism. I'd like it as much as you do to see bigger questions tackled, and see journalists really try to write meaningful articles about the technical aspect of things. Sadly, the Gazette favours fluff pieces that are easy to write and show the human side of players. Because you know, they're humans and at the end of the day, it might be good for the overzealous and highly critical fans to remember that.

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