Found January 11, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
from Bruce Dowbiggin of the Globe and Mail, “Man the stuff you hear,” says Ray Ferraro, who usually mans the space for TSN. “You hear everything ‘I’ll kill you.’ Life threats. Stuff about wives and girlfriends. Anything but stuff about kids. That’s off-limits. I have to press my cough button because I can’t let it get on air.” Ferraro’s one of the few (along with CBC’s Glenn Healy and NBC’s Pierre McGuire) regularly assigned to the hot spot. As a former player—and a yappy one himself—he’s in a perfect position to hear the sniping and humour that pass amongst rivals. “The area around the bench like a bus stop,” he says. “Guys have to stop and talk. As a former player I find a lot of humour in it. Some of the guys are very funny.” McGuire revolutionized the position when TSN first talked the NHL into allowing a broadcaster in the area that was meant for a single cameraman. Now you can have as many as three people jammed like sardines into the cramped space. “The league,
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