GDT: Western Conference | 04-21-2013 | Down the Stretch Edition
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04-22-2013, 12:27 AM
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Embellishing and diving while not the same in actual "act", they both are the same in that they try to draw a penalty by over reacting to the first action(or in some cases; lack-thereof )
Note: Lots of players dive, including some of the Canucks(inb4 Canucks fan complaining about diving), but rarely do you have someone of Browns size, skill, and "nastiness" dive and embellish so much. If you honestly believe he doesnt, a quick youtube search would teach you otherwise.
I'm not denying that Brown doesn't embellish hits. He's one of the best in the game at it. However, as you stated, that's not the same as diving. Some fans can't tell the difference, and they are often the ones who make the youtube videos, which aren't a measuring stick by any means.
Hell, even the Stars' esteemed announcers got it wrong tonight when they immediately called the hit on Roussel a head shot when it wasn't.
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