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Behind the Broadcast: NHL doesn’t need to be aired on ESPN, where it gets little respect

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Random thoughts, news and other musings as I wonder if I am living in New York or Florida, with all of the rain we got this week. -- Everyone thinks that the NHL should be back on ESPN. They point to the fact that ESPN is in more homes than Versus, the current cable rights holder. While I’d like to see the NHL back on ESPN as a second cable home for the NHL, I ...

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July 4, 2009
10:08 a.m.

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Glad to see somebody else noticing what a joke ESPN is when it comes to hockey. I tuned in to SportsCenter the day after the Bruins went to Montreal for the first time this past season (first game back after the previous year's playoff elimination) and played a tremendous game. There was NO MENTION of it, but they did have a 10-minute feature on Pacman Jones. I haven't watched SportsCenter since.

July 4, 2009
8:21 p.m.

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Char, thanks for the comment. Much appreciated!