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Ratto vs. Remenda, Sharks in 9th… Don’t Explain

After last night’s game, Drew Remenda and Ray Ratto had a disagreement on television.  It distracted somewhat from the awful fact that the Sharks lost again when they should not have:

Chris Sampang ‏ @chrissampang: “There’s something sad when the entire #SJSharks fanbase is reduced to “Ratto was right” or “Drew was right,” instead of celebrating a clinch”

Of course neither Ratto nor Remenda is right, not really.  I sympathize with both views, and I think both could result from a genuine interest in seeing the Sharks do well.  You can watch the video of the smackdown here. I’ve transcribed the basics at the end of this post.

None of us out here can know whether the Sharks can’t do it or won’t do it.  Neither can I know how much Ratto or Remenda care about how the Sharks do, or how representative they are of their respective constituencies.  There are a whole lot of words flying around that don’t tell us a great deal.

We certainly can’t predict what the Sharks will do in the end.  I didn’t have much to say about last night’s game, couldn’t muster the energy to pick a side in the R-R fight.  I still don’t, but for reasons unrelated to hockey, I was listening to Billie Holiday’s Don’t Explain.

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