I agree with this to an extent. Obviously there's some wings bias with Ken and Mickey and that's gonna show, but unless Mick is having one of those days, he calls em how he sees em. I think he gets a bad rap about being very homeristic because if a fan of another team happens to watch our broadcast and Mickey does his blatant praise or scolding, people can easily take that as being homerish, especially if they aren't around to see when Mickey calls out a Wings' player for something dumb or compliments an opposing player. He's come to the defense of opposing players plenty of times when a stupid penalty is called against them, also.
Actually, I listen to the broadcast as a fan of the Wings, but also notice that Mickey (in particular) is quick to point out other teams' stellar play, as well as to criticize the Wings where it's legitimate. I think Kenny and Mick for the most part are very fair, and far more knowledgeable than a lot of other team announcers. Try listening to a SJ feed if you want to hear homerism at its finest. Oh, my...
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