Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 11/18/07 at 11:36 PM ET
from Working the Corners at the Mercury News,
A couple of you have asked about the amount of access I get to players and coaches. Here’s a snapshot of the way things are set up.
As soon as the first player leaves the ice at practice, the room is considered open. Reporters (and, yes, I’m the only beat writer covering the team this season, but AP does show up now and then as do columnists and other bloggers) can go into the room where players take off their skates and uniforms. I’m free to approach anyone I want at that point.
Most of the interviews are very informal, one-on-one, though in some cases – say the buildup to Jeremy Roenick’s 500th goal — there might be two or three people talking with him at once,
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