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MIKE MILBURY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Over 10,000 people have signed a petition to remove Mike Milbury from NBC broadcasts

While the NHL on NBC has drawn plenty of praise from hockey fans over its 10 seasons, some of its analysts are more controversial. Pierre McGuire and Jeremy Roenick have each taken plenty of ribbing over the years, but the biggest lightning rod on NBC’s coverage might be former shoe-brawling player,  coach and general manager Mike Milbury, whose introductory paragraph on Wikipedia...
Via Awful Announcing
7 days ago  |  Discuss

There’s a petition to remove NBC Sports analyst Mike Milbury

Disgruntled hockey fans have started a petition for the removal of NBC Sports Network analyst Mike Milbury that is starting to gain serious traction. The petition currently has over 5,000 signatures (and counting) from fans who are not fond of Milbury and his role with the network. According to the petition: “His rude and demeaning matter has not only made many of the NBCSN...
Via Rumors and Rants
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Milbury hates the Flyers and has made it a point to tell you

NHL on NBC analyst and former Boston Bruins enforcer and head coach Mike Milbury poked the bear and woke it. Prior to Wednesday night's game between the Flyers and Bruins on NBCSN, Milbury spoke of his continuing hate for everything about the Flyers. "I still hate Philadelphia and the Flyers," Milbury said. "I hate their fans. I hate their owner. He's a good guy, Ed Snider, but...
Via Flyerdelphia
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Has the NHL Winter Classic hit its peak?

The annual outdoor Jan. 1 Winter Classic has been an important piece for both the NHL and NBC since its 2008 beginnings, and it’s spawned documentaries on HBO and Epix, created a spinoff Stadium Series, been a key part of the overall rise of hockey in the U.S. and done very well in the Canadian market. However, last year’s Winter Classic (Chicago Blackhawks and Washington Capitals...
Via Awful Announcing
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Bob McKenzie burns Mike Milbury

This is why Bob McKenzie is such a valuable addition to NBC’s coverage of the NHL.  Anytime someone can make a joke at the expense of Mike Milbury’s tenure of the New York Islanders, it’s a win.  Let’s just hope he wasn’t hit with a shoe after the cameras stop rolling. (H/T Puck Drunk Love) The post Bob McKenzie burns Mike Milbury appeared first on Awful Announcing.
Via Awful Announcing
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Bob McKenzie mocks Mike Milbury’s time as a GM

Mike Milbury was a horrible GM for the New York Islanders. Every hockey fan knows this, but few have ever had the opportunity to say it to his face. Bob McKenzie saw an opportunity and went for it.
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Milbury: ‘It’s Time’ To Get Rid Of Fighting In Hockey (Video)

Fighting is arguably one of the most exciting features hockey has to offer, but it isn’t for everyone. Just ask NBC Sports NHL analyst Mike Milbury. Before Wednesday night’s game between the Boston Bruins and Philadelphia Flyers, the former Bruins defenseman spoke out against fighting in the sport. “There are too many issues here involving concussions,” Milbury said. “Teams...
Via NESN.com
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Milbury for Pens GM

Another day goes by as the Pittsburgh Penguins search for a new general manager to replace the fired Ray Shero, and things still appear to be in the preliminary stages. WPXI had listed Pierre McGuire as a potential hire on last night's news, a candidacy we explored in depth on this site, but McGuire denied any interest in the job, saying on TSN radio the reason was "because honor...
Via PensInitiative
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Infamous Pens' Fan Gets Booted From Game by NBC- Mike Milbury Crushes Penguins

Grass is green, the sky is blue, and Pittsburgh Penguins fans are complaining about the NBC coverage of their team. NBC has apparently done two different things to piss off Pens fans today. One is the completely biased lashing that "analyst" (And I use that term lightly) Mike Milbury gave the Penguins. The other was lifelong and infamous Penguins' fan, Cy Clark, aka Malkamania.Go...
Via PensInitiative
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Milbury and Paul Bissonette are trading barbs

Mike Milbury tends to inspire a wide range of feelings to viewers of the NHL on NBC. Many of them are not necessarily positive. Anytime I mention the man known as “Mad Mike” on Twitter, I’m bound to see a bunch of angry responses, usually based on Milbury’s tenure as an NHL general manager. One such dissenter is NHL enforcer and Twitter maven Paul Bissonette, whom many of...
Via Awful Announcing
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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