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06-26-2012, 04:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Ron View Post
I purchased the entire six-game set for my Apple TV but have watched only parts of game 1 so far, I purchased it mostly for archive purposes.

I watched the entire CBC version last night and I must say it was head and shoulders above the NBC version. As a matter of fact, comparing it to the NBC telecast would be insulting to the CBC telecast. Jim Hughson, who I criticized during the Vancouver series, did a terrific job during the entire telecast, and his summary of L.A. Kings history right before he went silent at the 2:00 minute mark was masterful and to give him props. If you haven't seen it, go to the 2:04:30 mark of the video below...quite moving. Then going silent for the last two minutes is a stroke of genius. Guy knows drama.
He did a great job with the, "The Kings faced adversity, stared it down. All that's left is the the Cup." line.

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