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01-21-2013, 09:40 AM
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Originally Posted by tigermask48 View Post
It was Westgarth and yes, the Kings backed him and attempted to keep the article up citing that while he was an employee of an NHL team his job was still that of a memeber of the media and that he should be allowed to remain in contact with players during the lockout. The NHL disagreed forced the blog to remove the interview and Hammond quit rather than become basically nothing but a mouthpiece being told what to say...
bingo......and this is why i would prefer to have Gann take this role. let J Hoven continue as the Mayor and not possibly be told what/when to write. both guys are terrific, but for whatever reason John seems to get answers and have a great rapport with the players. i would hate to see this change, because it would ultimately mean a change in the news we get

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