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by IwoCPO on 12/10/06 at 03:47 PM ET
Matt Saler at On The Wings has an in depth take on this situation.
If Davidson is implying that the Illitch somehow either influenced Frasier and Rooney to make pro-Wings calls, he’s being ridiculous. It’s insulting to the officials, for one thing, and deflects blame from his players, who earned what they got, for another. However, Illitch may have had something to do with Drake’s suspension, which should have been coming to him anyway because there’s no place for hits like that in the game.
Oh, and hey, remember Andy Strickland of “the implosion” prediction? Well, over at Dwayne Klessel’s Emporium of BS, he’s letting his true homer colors show.
The Detroit Red Wings have to be the biggest whiners in the NHL today. Head Coach Mike Babcock is constantly hollering at officials after another one of his player’s gets drilled.
Here’s an idea, keep your head up!
During the game Detroit Owner Mike Ilitch ran downstairs to address the Drake hit with referee Kerry Fraser.
That’s just the tip of idiocy-laden iceberg. Strickland goes on to babble about the Wings being too soft, about Ilitch never complaining when Probie and Kocur were riding roughshod over his little Blues and about the fact that he has to cover an organization that sucks and sucks hard.
If you want the link, google this: Klessel+BS Rumors+whining Blues fans+implosion predictions by asshats+impartiality is overrated.
Or click here. Whatever.
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