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11-20-2003, 10:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Epsilon
I don't know what's more pathetic, that some players dive on a routine basis, or that fans are being conditioned to think that now a player who goes down after being hooked (Sakic, Kovalchuk, just in the last few days for instance) must have automatically dove as if having a stick put between your legs while you are skating cannot take you down unless you want to go down.
while that's nice in theory, many many players are going down soooo much easier these days.. it's pathetic, it's like they turn into women when they get hooked.. these guys are extremely powerful down low, and it should take much more then it does on a consistent basis to hook them off their feet

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