Found December 18, 2012 on
The 6th Sens:
Graeme had a note on this earlier today, but we have begun to enter the fun stage of this genre where the translation makes its way back to those who were slagged. For the unawares, yesterday in a Globe & Mail story, Turris went all Andre Petersson on SM-Liga transportation, Finnish truck-stop dining, and that country's pitiful lack of sunlight. I'm also pretty sure there was something in there insulting Finnish women, not to mention his severe disdain for saunas, reportedly calling them "********", and that he's really "more of a hot-tub kind of a guy". In short bridges were burned.
So first we go to Karpat's head coach:
Kärpät coach to STT on Turri' comments: "They were like a slap in the face. The fact here is that we don't have private planes to fly with."
— Matias Strozyk (@MaStrozyk) December 18, 2012
Coach Hannu Aravirta: "Maybe he doesn't understand our reality. We don't have any f...
BEST OF MAXIM
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Kyle Turris..."Blah blah blah,Hockey in Finland sucks...Blah blah blah, what do you have to do to find a Big Mac here?...Blah blah blah, the bus rides are worse here than back in Junior." I can't stand that guy. Hey Kyle, no one is forcing you to play hockey in Finland. Lockout, my butt. Get a job.
Did TSN decide to start showing KHL games? That was the rumor yesterday...
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*insert joke about Binghamton already resembling a hellscape*
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