I've never been a big fan of players using the media to fire potshots at each other, but this is a pretty good exchange between London Knights forward Matt Rupert and Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds standout Nick Cousins. The two exchanged barbs after a heated weekend match between the two OHL rivals. First Rupert:
“He’s a loser,” the London Knights forward said. “Put that in there - seriously. He’s a diver out there. He’s the worst in the league. Everyone doesn’t like him out there. Nobody likes him in the league, I don’t think.”
“That’s the way I play,” the 19-year-old Belleville native and third round pick of the Philadelphia Flyers said. “That’s why I got drafted. That’s why I’m having success in my career.
“He (Matt Rupert) didn’t get drafted. I got drafted, so say that.”
Not a bad way to promote the next game between London and Sault Ste. Marie.
Incidentally, the two players already have a history. Rupert and Cousins we