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Morning Line- Larry Brooks

“I think that the mainstream media, the mainstream beat writer, provides an invaluable service to the fans. I’m very happy to be here as a mainstream newspaper man. I’m not a member of the media, I’m a member of the press. I think in this era, the importance of the press, the importance of the press knowing how to ask hard questions, being persistent in getting answers, has never been more important.”

-Larry Brooks of the New York Post during his Elmer Ferguson Award speech.  Brett Cyrgalis of the New York Post has more.

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Morning Line- John Davidson On Larry Brooks Receiving The Elmer Ferguson Award

“You look around the league and there are some things that are must-reads, and on a Sunday, it’s Brooksie. His column has some stuff you agree with, some you totally disagree with, but he creates a conversation and opinions.”

“He’s got an opinion, he’s been the same all the way through. He can ruffle feathers. He can get you steamed at him at times. But he’s always the same and he works hard.”

-John Davidson, president of hockey operations for the Columbus Blue Jackers.  Brett Cyrgalis of the New York Post has more on Larry Brooks.

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Hockey Hall Of Fame Announces Recipients For Media Awards

TORONTO (June 1, 2018) -  Mark Spector, President of the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association, and Chuck Kaiton, President of the NHL Broadcasters’ Association, announced today that Larry Brooks will receive the Elmer Ferguson Award for excellence in hockey journalism, and Joe Bowen will receive the Foster Hewitt Memorial Award for outstanding contributions as a hockey broadcaster.

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John Tortorella Gets Testy Again

From Jesse Spector at the Blueshirts Blog:

The press conference started off smoothly enough, but then took an ugly turn when Tortorella did not like the line of questioning from Larry Brooks of the New York Post. Here’s the video of the first two minutes of the media session…

Video: (NSFW)

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Tortorello To Larry Brooks- “Just Go Stand Somewhere Else”

It’s not the best video, turn up your speakers and scroll to the 2 minute mark.

I’ll try to replace the video if I find a better one.

added 11:27pm, Found a better copy of the post game presser.

added 11:33pm, If you missed the Carcillo/Gaborik fight, watch it here.

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