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11-24-2012, 11:10 AM
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kajoo
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Originally Posted by Faterson View Post
That's too much of a blanket statement. I think (ex)players like Richard Lintner and Vladimír Országh are excellent color commentators, and Gašpar is a decent play-by-play guy. I find the "Slovak Czech" Jindřich Novotný acceptable for color as well. What I hate is surviving Communist-era announcers (and I don't need to say the obvious name).
I love former hockey players they bring the fun factor and know a lot details from behind the scenes, on the other side, sometimes they sound too loyal to their former team mates and avoid any critics.

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