When the game is winding down and the Sharks have a power play and Vlasic is out there with Douglas Murray, John McCarthy, and Brad Winchester, something has gone awry.
Here is where I begin a rant likely to alienate any hockey fan who bothers to read my blog. If it makes a difference, I know how you feel: alienated. So we have that in common. For the sake of that common experience, I apologize in advance.
I felt badly for the Blue Jackets going into the third period of last night’s game. What a disaster they are, how depressing to be them. That said, I wouldn’t for a second indulge their need to hit something. I’m not that much of a softie.
I guess the Sharks felt differently.
I introduced another friend to hockey last night. While Dan Boyle was punching the kneeling Brassard, my friend commented: “It’s not very gracious to be doing that, when the Sharks are up by so much. It isn’t very sportsmanlike.”
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