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by Paul on 11/15/10 at 05:11 PM ET
NHL vice president and league disciplinarian Colin Campbell is under fire for comments he made in a string of emails to then director of officiating Stephen Walkom.
Posted on hockey website http://www.mc79hockey.com and w,ritten by Tyler Dellow, the emails raise questions about Campbell’s impartiality, especially as it pertains to his son Gregory, an NHL player who was then on the Florida Panthers, but now plays for the Boston Bruins.
The email correspondence became a matter of public record in the wrongful dismissal case of referee Dean Warren against the NHL.
Contacted by TSN for his reaction, Campbell said: “For me, it’s much ado about nothing. Stephen and I would have banter back and forth and Stephen knows I’m a (hockey) dad venting and both of us knowing it wouldn’t go any further than that….
KK members have had their say on this earlier today, read their comments.
added 3:20pm, from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN,
The NHL defended Colin Campbell on Monday in the wake of 3-year-old e-mails that surfaced and quoted the league’s disciplinarian saying unflattering things about players as well as former referee Dean Warren.
continue for more words from Bill Daly on this topic.
added 4:11pm, Tyler Dellow was on Fan590 with Greg Brady today. You can listen to the interview here.
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