This man needs no introduction.
Our fearless leader links to him every single week and probably every hockey fan has gotten used to seeing his mug on CBC’s Hockey Night In Canada every single Saturday night.
With that in mind, it was an absolute honor and pleasure to do an e-mail interview with Elliotte Friedman:
PH: How did you get into hockey?
EF: I’m Canadian. Don’t know if there’s another way to answer that question.
PH: Growing up, who was your favorite team/player?
EF: Initially, I liked the Maple Leafs. But when I was 10, my dad took me to a game at the Gardens against Chicago. It was a 2-2 tie, and after the game, several Blackhawks signed autographs for me. Reg Kerr, Tom Lysiak, Bob Murray, Doug Wilson. That made me a Blackhawk fan for life. Tough to admit that on a website full of Blackhawk fans.
My favourite players were Guy Lafleur, Borje Salming, Bob Clarke (loved the missing teeth) and Bob Gainey.
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