Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 3/4/13
It’s not news to any hockey fan that the “Worldwide Leader in Sports” know absolutely nothing about hockey, nor do they care about anything that goes on in the NHL. I understand the NHL has far fewer fans than the NBA, the NFL, or MLB, but it’s still a major sport not only in this country but around the world. So there is absolutely no excuse for the ignorance Stephen A. Smith spewed on ESPN Monday. Smith was asked which streak, the Miami Heat’s 14-game winning streak or the Chicago Blackhawks’ 22-game point streak, was more impressive. His reasoning was ungodly stupid and very revealing of how deep ESPN analysts’ NHL ignorance goes. It’s obvious Smith hasn’t watched or read anything about the NHL since April 4th, 2004 … because he would know that there are no longer ties in the NHL. The Blackhawks’ record (as of today) is 19-0-3. The three stands for overtime losses (OTL), in which a team either losses in overtime or a shootout. Smith is right about the losing team in overtime earnin
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