Posted by vladdy16
on 18 September 2015 - 07:07 PM
You're right. The Wings would never allow a star player who was committing a crime, but not charged, with, let's say, hypothetically speaking, statutory rape, to continue playing under such heinous circumstances. Classy Wings fans absolutely would never, ever continue to support such a player either. So glad we're not like those awful Blackhawk fans who would cheer for someone who hasn't been charged with any crime. Thankfully that would never actually happen.
This does nothing to address what she said. She was very specific in saying she speaks only to how she herself would handle the Wings handling the same situation in the same way. Please desist in attempting to rile others up.
Biggest takeaway from this @MarkLazerus column: GMs hear 'bargain buy?!' when everyone else hears 'felonies'
This doesn't just affect Hawks fans - the recent spate of issues plaguing NHL players has long been something we hockey fans have been pretty smug about not having to deal with. We've lost a lot of moral ground lately.
Pretty soon rivalries will be based on the actually game being played. How lame. I can't think of a single good rivalry that doesn't involve punching. Except the Yankees vs. The Red Sox, Michigan vs. Ohio State, North Carolina vs. Duke, or Liverpool vs. Manchester United.
Yep, obviously can't have bitter rivalries without fighting. You betcha.
No one said there can't be bitter rivalries without fighting, although hockey does lend itself to that being a large component. Most here are lamenting the decidedly low bar that has been set for what constitutes a rivalry; something we've actually been doing since the press kept telling us we had one going with the Preds two seasons into their existence