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The trio from HNIC, Healy, MacLean and Friedman discussed the situation in Vancouver (GM, coach).
Toronto talk was next, what will Brendan Shanahan do with Dave Nonis and the coaching situation.
Some Nashville talk was the final topic and there was some talk of David Poile moving to a different position with the Predators but Poile shot that down.
The Inside Hockey segment tonight on CBC was a feature with Elliotte Friedman on Dominic Moore reflecting on his life with his now deceased wife Katie Moore.
After the Toronto Maple Leafs lost to the Winnipeg Jets last night, Don Cherry and Ron MacLean talked Toronto and their fans and little on the Canadiens too.
added 9:28am, from Chris Johnston of Sportsnet,
Tonight Don Cherry and Ron MacLean talked Phaneuf, Subban, Backes, Hitchcock, some baseball and more.
Don Cherry and Ron MacLean discussed dropping the puck in the faceoff circle, Wings/Leafs including saying no one is afraid of Detroit.
Cherry also talked about handling goalies, the goalie nets and a few more topics...
My work is being done for me tonight.
Hotstove time: Friedman says that consistent rumor is that a group wants to buy 75% of Isles, Wang would keep 25%, Friedman won't name names
Hotstove: Friedman says $375 million for 75% of the Isles is the hot rumor. Person involved is trying to get capital says Healy.
Hotstove: Healy: Scoring up 1%, fighting down 17%, attendance is still up, with visors on etc. fighting is slowly disintegrating.
Hotstove: More Healy: scoring by defensemen is at an all-time high, 950+ goals, up by huge %, many possible reasons why.
Hotstove: Friedman says teams in running for NCAA defenseman Christian Folin: Minny, Philly, Wash, Colorado.
Hotstove: Friedman asked about advertising on jerseys given NBA comment w/in 5 yrs, dispairity in $ per team + ads on equip = no.
I will post the video when avaiable but George touched all the bases.
added 7:18pm, watch the video below...
Don Cherry on the college kid taking the place of another player on the Toronto Marlies.
Cherry just did numerous tweets on the topic again, but these will get the most attention...
But the dumb dumb media who never played the game, coached the
game wouldn't understand. Really, how could they?
I wonder if Ron MacLean and Elliotte Friedman, to name a few, fall into the dumb-dumb media group?
Duncan McCue explores how hockey provided an outlet for many Aboriginals in the country's residential school system.
After the Montreal/Toronto game last night, Ron MacLean and Don Cherry had some extended time to talk. Some of the topics were the Leafs, Dave Keon and the the broken skate blade issue.
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