Media Watch

Simmons The Troublemaker Strikes Again

March 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

As you know, Sun Media’s Steve Simmons has made a career out of creating nonsense. Just recently, while covering the winter Olympics, he wrote a column mocking mixed-curling because it was some kind of new, made-up sport. As if those guys skiing down steep hills, […]

Declaration of Greed

September 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

According to this Sportsnet article: The NHL and NHLPA have unveiled hockey’s “Declaration of Principles”, in an effort to “develop, promote and support positive changes in the sport’s culture.” The story indicates that 17 different hockey organizations also signed on to this wonderful piece of […]

Don Cherry Got It Wrong

August 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Someone might get injured? That was Don Cherry’s rationale (on Sportsnet radio) for not sending NHL players to the upcoming Winter Olympics? Using that logic we would never have experienced the magic and drama of the 1972 Canada/Russia series. We would never have seen Canadian […]

Habs’ Plan is Price-Less

August 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Sportsnet’s Luke Fox wrote an online item suggesting the Montreal Canadiens will be cutting back on the number of starts they give super-goalie Carey Price this season. Oh, please. Once all-defence-all-the-time coach Claude Julien realizes his team has less scoring prowess than the Helen’s Fish […]