FA Signings, Trade Rumors and Proposals Thread VIII: "The makeup has to be jigged"
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10-24-2013, 02:27 AM
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Nothing to do with race, everything to do with being cocky IMO. Anyone in hockey who is cocky and really confident usually gets attacked unless they can really back it up. It's pretty rare for the hockey media or the NHL in general to embrace people who stand out or really speak their minds, hockey is a game of cliches and canned questions and answers, it plays it all very safe and straight laced.
That's probably it. Like I said already, wasn't trying to get into some heated racial discussion. The media seems to pile it on these guys a little more than most, not saying the media is racist but maybe this kind of junk gets viewers for whatever reason.
No reason for nasty words, folks. I never normally bring up race, I was just making an observation.
edit: I should probably tie this in with the actual topic. I would take Evander Kane in a heartbeat. The kid can play, I don't care if he's aware of the fact that he's good.
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