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02-05-2013, 08:57 PM
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Is there anyone we actually like? Or do we really believe there's an ulterior motive behind every broadcast team?
Nope. I don't understand why people care so much about commentators. We have alot of good broadcast crews for the leafs. Maybe people are just pissed off at something else but like to complain about **** that has nothing to do with why they are pissed.

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02-05-2013, 09:04 PM
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What? Millen is great. What are you talking about? I'd take Millen any day of the week over that hack Simpson from HNIC.

You guys need to realize the grass isn't always greener and who do you suggest we replace him with?

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02-05-2013, 09:08 PM
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What? Millen is great. What are you talking about? I'd take Millen any day of the week over that hack Simpson from HNIC.

You guys need to realize the grass isn't always greener and who do you suggest we replace him with?
Jim Ralph

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For some odd reason I am fond of Henny. He has this calm voice that is perfect as an interviewer, his only discredit is he has the weakest questions ever. "Reimer, how are you feeling? What did you have for breakfast? "Alright, back to you Joe!"

Oh, and I don't actually mind either Millen or Bowen. Millen irritates me but Bowen is just awesome.

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02-05-2013, 09:15 PM
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What? Millen is great. What are you talking about? I'd take Millen any day of the week over that hack Simpson from HNIC.

You guys need to realize the grass isn't always greener and who do you suggest we replace him with?
Cam Stewart

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02-05-2013, 09:15 PM
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You can tell Bowen doesn't like him at all. I bet he wishes Harry Neal was still there.

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02-05-2013, 09:16 PM
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I think we should petition CBC for a Sean Connory and Morgan Freeman tandem on the Leafs broadcasts.

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02-05-2013, 09:17 PM
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I don't know Jim Ralph or Cam Stewart. You guys got audio clips of these gentlemen?

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02-05-2013, 09:46 PM
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Since moving out west I catch a lot more streams from other markets and have come to prefer listening to non-toronto market games. I guess Bowen has an OK voice for it, but I find him kind of annoying. Millen gives the broadcast a friendly vibe, but a lot of what he says just seems out of touch reality.

I think the play by play guy from BUF is particularly good, though Neale is kinda meh.

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02-05-2013, 09:54 PM
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"give player X credit joe"
"give them credit here joe"
Shut up Greg.

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02-05-2013, 10:03 PM
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I don't mind Millen (probably because I don't really listen to colour commentators anyways) but I hate Leafs tv broadcasts. I can't put my finger on anything specific, but it just seems so...gloomy and blah. Maybe one of you can put your finger on it, but Sn or tsn broadcasts seem to keep me more interested.

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02-05-2013, 10:13 PM
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Been saying how brutal Millen is for years...I just dont get why they keep paying this guy money. He adds absolutely nothing to the game, just there saying something now and again that is already obvious to everyone and collects his paycheck at the end of the day. No humor, nothing interesting and his voice is enough to irritate the hell out of you.

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02-05-2013, 10:31 PM
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Some tweets by Greg Millen parody

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"Toronto has called a timeout," says Millen. Arena announcer says a few seconds later, "Ottawa has called a timeout."
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Some brilliant banter: "Hagman hasn't scored in eight games," said Bowen. "And he still hasn't," replied Millen.
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"We won't speculate on his injury," Millen says, and without skipping a beat, "it's probably his wrist."
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Leafs vs Bruins. Stellar observation: " I like how Caputi hid in the corner."
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More vintage Millen on OT winner replay: "...then Kulemin beats Kubina, er, Kubina, pardon me, er... Grabovski beats Grabina."
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"Kaberle is great on the power play with his first pass. But he doesn't shoot much which is why he hurts the powerplay." Pick one, Millen!

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02-05-2013, 10:37 PM
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Some tweets by Greg Millen parody
The Kaberle tweet is fantastic.

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02-05-2013, 10:42 PM
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I don't like Bowen for forcing the whole "Reim-minister of defense" shtick on Leaf nation.

MEMO TO BOWEN - OPTIMUS REIM. NOTHING FURTHER.

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02-05-2013, 10:55 PM
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I'm fine with any commentator other than Glen Healey, hate that coward.

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02-05-2013, 11:08 PM
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After watching tonight's game through the capitals stream feed, i definitely can't complain about the guys we have for play-by-play.

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02-05-2013, 11:08 PM
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Jeez, we really are getting on the colour guys now?

This team is playing decent hockey, nothing to complain about after the win, so we complain about how the game was called?

Millen is not great, but he's not bad... and it could be ALOT worse.

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02-05-2013, 11:13 PM
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millen did say after a few minutes that the more he saw it the more an argument could be made..so many others who deserve to be complained about

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02-05-2013, 11:33 PM
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after watching tonight's game through the capitals stream feed, i definitely can't complain about the guys we have for play-by-play.
amen.

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02-06-2013, 12:00 AM
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So you're mad becuase someone employed by the Leafs is biased towards the Leafs?

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02-06-2013, 12:08 AM
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I hate Millen because he doesn't like ANYONE.... honestly, the guy never has anything good to say about anyone. Yeah, it's fine to hate on the Leafs because we haven't been good, but the guy goes on about every little deficiency in every player's game.

Gets on my nerves... I definitely don't think he's homer.


I sorely miss Harry Neale.


Jim Ralph on the radio is a joy, though.

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02-06-2013, 02:02 AM
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chris cuthbert is my favorite, CBC was foolish to let him walk.
Apparently the only Leaf fan at HNIC.

HNIC in general, aren't fans.

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02-06-2013, 02:07 AM
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I love Bowen
I miss Neale
Not a fan of Millen's, but not hate
Bowen says Ralph adds a lot to the broadcast, but he just sounds so
wooden. Mark Osborne might be better.

Cole and Hughson, are pretty even and neutral, despite not being fans. Simpson, Galley and Healy are all shills against the Leafs. I
wouldn't say they were being fair or "telling it as it is", at all.

Craig's sister doesn't seem to be biased.

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02-06-2013, 07:58 AM
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My god, I've been all over Bowen and Millen for years now, and the board is finally coming around. It's a dream come true.

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