Found January 15, 2013 on The Pensblog:
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When they're not doing, you know, journalism, there are two things that hockey media members love to do: 1) Complain when someone doesn't immediately talk to them, and 2) bash players for not being "a leader." Usually these two things come hand-in-hand. It's a little strange that nearly every player who isn't a leader on his team is also a player who just happened to turn down a recent interview request, but that must be how things work in hockey. I don't know for sure. I've "never played the game." But that must be the way it is, because it's not like a journalist would be petty enough to attack a player in public just because said player turned down an interview request, right? After all, these people are JOURNALISTS. They've got to be above emotional feuds and name-calling and holding grudges, right? Isn't that what separates them from lonely bloggers in their basements? The fact that they hold themselves to a greater standa...
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