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Kypreos vs. Healy On Ovechkin And A Few More Topics

from Greg Wyshynski of PuckDaddy,

Sportsnet has a debate segment on its NHL coverage called “To The Point” in which Nick Kypreos and Glenn Healy argue different perspectives on hockey’s most pressing issues. Or if they run out of them, “Is Alex Ovechkin coachable?”

That was the topic on Wednesday night* during the Washington Capitals’ game at the Edmonton Oilers, one of the few games this season in which Ovechkin went scoreless.

Kypreos took the “I believe in Ovie” side, although he said Ovechkin is “not the sharpest knife in the drawer” and said it’s “his last chance to prove he’s not a coach killer.” Which sounds really ominous, until you consider that it doesn’t really mean anything except that he’ll get another coach or two or 10 before his contract runs out.

Healy attempted to make that point, although it was like giving a filet mignon to a hot dog vendor to cook. Here’s Healy on Ovechkin’s coachability:

continued and/or watch the segment below which also includes more topics...

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If TSN wanted to sabotage Rogers’ multi-billion dollar NHL deal they would steal Rogers’ signal and put these to completely useless morons on the air all the time.

And Rogers chooses to put these idiots on the air all the time.  Together.

What a joke.

Posted by Garth on 10/23/14 at 02:35 PM ET

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Haha yeah Garth those two are circus acts.
Only thing Rogers has going for it is it’s snazzy set and billions to run their broadcasting over TSN but I still prefer TSN coverage by far over the stiffs at, to corporate Rogers.
Maybe if they hire a few puck bunnies to work game interviews and studio more they would be better.

Posted by Slumpy from Under My Wheels on 10/24/14 at 06:16 AM ET


I feel bad every time I see Elliotte Friedman sandwiched between Kypreos and Damien Cox on HNiC too…

Posted by Garth on 10/24/14 at 09:08 AM ET

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Agreed, Friedman has always been a class act and stand up guy as far as I have watched his reporting.  A shame he is stuck with those bozo’s.

Posted by NIVO from underpants gnome village on 10/24/14 at 04:05 PM ET


Glenn Healy is the prototypical “Ugly Canadian” - He makes Don Cherry seem urbane and thoughtful, by comparison.

A prima facie example of the Dunning-Kruger Effect.

Posted by icehound on 10/24/14 at 04:40 PM ET

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A prima facie example of the Dunning-Kruger Effect.

  I learned something today smile

Posted by Puppies and Hookers from La la land on 10/25/14 at 05:30 PM ET

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