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06-10-2013, 03:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Jersey Girl View Post
What are you basing this on?
Following NY teams where the media just creates nonsense that doesn't exist. Look at the Jets who everything they do blows up into nonsense due to the media. Look at the whole Messier thing where him being interested in coaching gets talked about nonstop for weeks. There are countless examples. All they care about is selling papers with nonsensical speculation.

How often does the NY media actually write a good hockey story with good analysis? Actually replace that with any sport except maybe baseball and I can say the same thing.

Also, good analysis and questions don't sell papers. Even further how many times do controversial questions about why the coach is doing X, Y, or Z get answered? Never. Everyone just sticks to the same non-controversial answers. Every now and then you'll get a player like Avery who doesn't give a crap about what anyone thinks and you see what happens.

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