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01-17-2013, 03:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Jaromir Jagr View Post
Is it just me maybe but I do not get excited or even care to hear these things. They're always very bland and boring and done with obvious questions and obvious answers. I know some reporting is deadbeat, I'm studying the field in college, but it just seems so worthless at times.
What exactly were you expecting? There's not a lot of exciting things to say. I thought Torts' comments on Nash were interesting and I love what I hear about the way Nash is conducting himself.

Originally Posted by Jaromir Jagr View Post
By the way, Francesca is just not a hockey guy at all. I listen to him on occasion and the rare times hockey does come up (it has come up a lot lately because of the lockout and it starting soon), he barely knows the Rangers team aside from the star players.
He doesn't know hockey. At least he's smart enough to realize that he doesn't. I find his hockey interviews to be some of his better interviews to be honest. At least he isn't trying to one-up the guest by showing how smart he is.

Originally Posted by Jaromir Jagr View Post
He should either get on board with the team and learn it more or refrain altogether, IMO. I don't think we need it half-assed.
He doesn't have to do either. Like him or not, the guy has dominated the ratings for decades.

Originally Posted by Jaromir Jagr View Post
Not for nothing though but Torts does not give much to the media at all. Very hard to ask a question to because he just picks it apart and usually either refuses to answer it or just keeps repeating his same mindset.
He doesn't. I think Mike did a good job to get him talking about the adjustments he's made in camp and the adjustments he's made as a coach communicating with his players. Mike did a good job.

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