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by Paul on 01/14/07 at 09:29 AM ET
Mike Chen breaks down the “First Day of Hull”,
The much ballyhooed debut of Brett Hull was a total success. Hull’s brashness came through right away, and it injected some life into Ray “Chicken Parm” Ferraro who is usually duller than Jacque Lemaire power play. Some highlights of Hull’s comments:
On Jarko Ruutu: “Here’s a typical play by a typical player in the NHL. Jarko Ruutu refuses to drop his gloves…he’s got one goal in 40 games. It’s players like that we have to weed out of the league.”
read on... And NBC still needs to let us know what happened with the HD broadcast, numerous break ups throughout the game…
added 7:44am, from William Houston of the Globe and Mail,
Brett Hull debuted as NBC’s hockey analyst on Saturday afternoon, but he could have been doing the job for years.
Hull is a natural for TV. Working with host Bill Clement and co-analyst Ray Ferraro in the studio, he was smooth, appeared comfortable in front of the camera, and, of course, wasn’t short of opinion.
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