Re: Please -- enough with the booing
posted at 10/30/2010 8:34 AM EDT
In Response to Re: Please -- enough with the booing
[QUOTE]BadHab : That's likely true, but I can (and frequently do) express my disapproval of fellow Hab fans booing the American National anthem. It seems that Bruin fans (on other threads) aren't even allowed to express their disapproval of fellow fans booing Kessel without other Bruin fans needling them about it. My honest opinion is that that kinda stuff is "bush league" no matter which fanbase does it. I'll leave it at that. Cheers
Posted by RMiller87[/QUOTE]
Dignity in the NHL? Booing ain't even on my top 50.
The NHL IS bush league. I'm insulted as a fan by:
having kids birthdays posted up on the scoreboard
shooting tee shirts into the crowd
a stupid "woo" after goals
telling fans when to cheer or make noise
telling fans when to chant ole
a stanley cup won with an illegal goal with someone's foot in the crease
a discipline system that is a mockery
marketing the sport like nascar
putting franchises in places where the sport isn't popular
taking frachises out of places where the sport is immensely popular
"ice girls" - cheerleaders in hockey? hey, I like to look at them, but...
Lack of innovation, the NHL should have been the FIRST pro league to use replay.
And speaking of that, they always follow other pro sports that make them a joke - coaches challenges?
The talk of making the nets bigger, what could be more bush than that?
When they do innovate its a mockery, remember that gizmo that lit up the puck on tv?
little to no grass roots support. Here in MA we have a hockey tradition going back forever. For such a small state we've produced quite a few NHL players. Yet when the Bruins aren't doing well, half the crowd at games is the same as the crowd that shows up for wrestling matches.
Chicago - right across the lake from the birthplace of about a million NHLers had their home game blacked out forever. And how many NHLers has the state of ILL provided? A disgrace. I believe the AHL team moved there recently. No college hockey there are all. A place that *should* be a hockey hotbed. Disgusting. I'm glad that piece of human garbage Wirtz died, he was doing all he could to make hockey a circus act.