SCF Gm#6, 6/11/12: KINGS defeat DEVILS 6-1 - 2012 Stanley Cup Champions!
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06-22-2012, 09:24 AM
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Manitoba, Canada
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After watching the end of the NBA Finals. it was fun seeing David Stern get booed. I don't remember Kings fans booing Bettman in the presentation. Seems like a first time that Bettman didn't get booed.
I was listening for it on TV. there were some boos for sure when he first started to speak, but once he started talking about Quick, the little bit there ended. While I don't like Bettman either, I've never felt the place to do this stuff is at the cup presentation. It's just not very classy. I'm not sure where the proper place is, but it's not in the cup finals.
I also think the fact the cup was awarded on home ice played into a better result. I think this was the first time since 2007 when the Ducks (spit) won it that the cup was presented to the home team. I'd imagine watching someone else win the cup in your rink would sting and likely cause you to want to boo a lot more.
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