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Too Much Too Soon & Other Signs The End Is Nigh

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These dern kids nowadays don’t know how good they got it.  That is, essentially, what Drew Remenda had to say in his blog about the big money contract Drew Doughty is likely to get when all is said and done. Also cast as horsemen of the NHL contract apocalypse are Steven Stamkos and possibly our very own Logan Couture.

Yes, 5 to 7 million dollars is a whopping big load of money to get in a year.  Yes, it is a pretty large chunk of a team’s salary cap space.  Yes, players used to not get so much on their first post-EL contract, not even the up and coming superstars.  Oh the horror, the horror!

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A Unique After Hours For Sharks Fans

The show is called Sharks Late Night Confidental and the one you can watch below was done from the hotel in Denver after last night’s game.

I am impressed that both Randy Hahn and Drew Remenda had enough energy to do something like this.

You may not be a fan of the video unless you are a Sharks fans, but wouldn’t it be nice to see something like this from your broadcasting team?

By the way, I asked Randy how many takes to do the video?  They nailed it on the first take.  True professionals!

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Broadcasters Need To Walk A Fine Line

from Drew Remenda of the Seagate Broadcaster Blog,

Every once in a while we come under fire for our work. That comes with the job. Every one of us has been called on the carpet by our superiors for transgressions on the air. In those situations it’s usually because we were harsh and negative about the Sharks. We have never been told what to say but we are reminded that we have to strike a balance between journalistic objectivity and positive exuberance for all things teal. We are reminded we are not journalists. To be smart and don’t insult the intelligence of the fans but at the end of the day the people should know who you work for. The problem with that philosophy is that it’s hard to cover the parade when you are marching in the band.

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