Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 09/27/09 at 09:00 AM ET
from David Staples at The Cult of Hockey,
It’s not so pretty when an NHL player loses a step, starts looking awkward on the ice, and talks a better game than he plays.
If you talk to the vast majority of Oilers fans, though, this is the stage of his career that Oilers captain Ethan Moreau is at.
In discussions about the team, Moreau is rarely mentioned as someone who is going to have a good season, even at his so-called specialty, the penalty kill. In fact, there’s outright scorn for Moreau from many fans, and especially scorn for the way Oilers broadcaster Kevin Quinn kept referring to Moreau in excited and reverential terms last season, calling him, as if it was one word, “And here’s thecaptainEthanMoreau.”
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