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06-06-2008, 10:47 PM
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Crosby's agent whining about lack of attention for Sid

Apparently Crosby's agent wants to know why Coach's corner didn't talk more about Sid

You know I have often said that we don't nearly hear enough about Sid the Kid

Seriously though, any more exposure and Crosby's image will get burned in somebody's retina

CBC should examine Ron & Don's cherry-picking player coverage
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June 6, 2008

At the conclusion of the deciding game of the Stanley Cup final on Wednesday, Sidney Crosby's agent, Pat Brisson, huddled with Scott Moore, the head of CBC Sports, at Pittsburgh's Mellon Arena.

The subject was Hockey Night in Canada's coverage or - from the point of view of Brisson and others - the peculiar coverage of Crosby in the NHL final series.

The Pittsburgh Penguins' 20-year-old captain was largely ignored by Hockey Night host Ron MacLean and commentator Don Cherry, although MacLean did report on Wednesday before Game 6 that Crosby was the leading scorer of the playoffs. And Cherry aired a piece on Coach's Corner, the thrust of which was referees were allowing Crosby to be fouled because he was known as a diver in his rookie season.


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I swear they mentioned him every minute during the game. They seem to find any excuse.

"Malkin is on a breakaway...Crosby is watching him from the bench...and he scores!"

"We're here in the Red Wings dressing room, I'm sure Crosby is getting ready in his too"

"Here comes a great series between the Flames and the Sharks, I'm sure even Sidney Crosby is watching this at home"

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Crosby who...?

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What an idiot. All I heard during the playoffs was verbal sucking of Crosby's dick.

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What an idiot. All I heard during the playoffs was verbal sucking of Crosby's dick.
Truer words were never spoken.

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Are you serious? I wish he got even less attention.

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What an idiot. All I heard during the playoffs was verbal sucking of Crosby's dick.
This comment coming from you takes on an entirely different meaning...

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Are you ****ing kidding me?

Malkin scored and they were talking about a routine ****ing pass Crosby made/

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This comment coming from you takes on an entirely different meaning...
How so?

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How so?
Because i have never heard it before and your are a woman! Made me laugh to see a woman say that!

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Man, I read the post until I saw Pat Brisson's name...

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Because i have never heard it before and your are a woman! Made me laugh to see a woman say that!
You know, I'm a Nice Girl. I always try to behave like a lady.
But some things bring out the truck driver in me.

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You know, I'm a Nice Girl. I always try to behave like a lady.
But some things bring out the truck driver in me.
Note to Self: "Truck Driver" , check!

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I don't see why anyone is suprised. This is clearly a reaction to the Gary Roberts love-in that was the Stanley Cup finals.

Should his agent be whining? Sure. It's his job to get Crosby the most exposure and money possible. The agent whining != Crosby whining.

Anyway, I thought the CBC coverage was terrible. The Roberts crap was absurd. I wouldn't say Crosby is the one who lost airtime though. If anyone should be complaining its the agents of Nik Lidstrom, Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk.

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The most anoying thing by far on hf is the people crying about Crosby all the time.

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06-07-2008, 12:48 AM
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Cherry spent more time talking about Gary Roberts then anything else. IMO HNIC/CBC really dropped the ball. Roberts is a beast, but you cant market the game talking about a guy who's nearing the end of his career.

They should of split the time talking about Datsyuk/Zetterberg, or Hossa/Malkin/Crosby. It would have been more interesting.

Just show their plays or something....he went on an on about Roberts for days...

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I'm no fan of most of the Coach's corner topics. And yes it is an agent's job to get attention for his client. But if there is one thing that is not lacking it is attention for Sidney Crosby.

I found myself thinking it was nice to hear something other than Sid Sid Sid even if for a few minutes in a Coach's Corner segment.Who can seriously argue Crosby gets too little attention? A little break to balance things a bit is a good thing. Telling them to talk even more about him is not

I actually think that Crosby's camp is more upset about the attention he did get regarding discussion of his diving history. Saying stars were not getting enough attention is just a bogus back door attack on the content and opinion not positive about Sid. All the smokescreens are not going to change the fact that Sid has a nasty diving habit. It's true! If Brisson doesn't know that he should watch some of the games

Now if Brisson wanted to argue that Cherry should talk about Hockey players instead of Don Cherry he might have a good case. What an ego. But it is his show.

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The most anoying thing by far on hf is the people crying about Crosby all the time.
Except in this case the topic is Brisson trying to twist arms to make his client look nicer. He is actually complaining about what they DID say about Sid.

Brisson might learn from a few careers where clients suffered from over exposure. It is usually THAT which causes all this Crosby backlash you find so annoying.

For crying out loud, even the commercial's have Sid in them during the game. Doesn't the absurdity of complaining about exposure strike you as silly under the circumstances?

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Cherry spent more time talking about Gary Roberts then anything else. IMO HNIC/CBC really dropped the ball. Roberts is a beast, but you cant market the game talking about a guy who's nearing the end of his career.

They should of split the time talking about Datsyuk/Zetterberg, or Hossa/Malkin/Crosby. It would have been more interesting.

Just show their plays or something....he went on an on about Roberts for days...
Why exactly does HNIC have to market the game in Canada for? Crosby got as much attention as anyone on a losing team has ever gotten. Personally I would have liked to have heard more about Franzan

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If you ask me, Roberts got WAY more credit then he deserved... But then again, since when is it an agents job to "pimp" his players?

Agents were started to protect the rights of the players. They have had a complete change of roles. They should only be concerned about if the Penguins respect their contract with Crosby. What's this about the CBC? Did they sign a contract that I don't know about???


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Agents are a necessary evil...Brisson sounds like a whiner to me...but then again that's an agent for ya...

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The Cole Harbour sign that says "Welcome to Cole Harbour home of Sidney Crosby" has been vandalized. A Red Wings sign with the word "Failed" on it has been plastered over his face.

**** you, Crosby.

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Who cares? Not a Hab or Habs related so I do not give a damn.

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the few times i watched the finals it seemed Crosby was mentioned often.

"You know this kid will get his cup soon"

"They're really focusing on Crosby but the kid never stops!"

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Cherry spent more time talking about Gary Roberts then anything else. IMO HNIC/CBC really dropped the ball. Roberts is a beast, but you cant market the game talking about a guy who's nearing the end of his career.

They should of split the time talking about Datsyuk/Zetterberg, or Hossa/Malkin/Crosby. It would have been more interesting.

Just show their plays or something....he went on an on about Roberts for days...
It just showed how biased Cherry is against any European players and any players coming out of the Q like Crosby.

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