Found August 10, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
I didn't plan on doing a post about this. I really didn't. However, after reading about it, digesting it, and letting it sit with me I almost felt it necessary. To set the stage, Richard Cloutier, the esteemed Edmonton Oilers blogger here on HockeyBuzz had some choice words about King fans in his most recent blog. Take a look: The players themselves on this team make it interesting. You've g...

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