Mitch Albom’s new play depicts God attempting to wipe out hockey

You might know Mitch Albom from such TV shows as ESPN’s The Sports Reporters or his increasingly preachy Detroit Free Press sports column, perhaps disagreeing with him while reading or listening to his work. But Albom also has a successful career as an author and playwright, writing books and plays based on inspirational themes. His new play, titled Hockey, the Musical...
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May 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Penguins analyst Phil Bourque calls Milbury and Roenick’s comments “appalling”

NHL on NBC analysts Jeremy Roenick and Mike Milbury have had a controversial week, with Roenick questioning Sidney Crosby’s work ethic right before he scored an overtime game-winner and Milbury saying if you’re going to hit someone from behind, to make sure you give them a concussion. Pittsburgh Penguins’ radio analyst Phil Bourque appeared on Yahoo/Sportsnet’s Marek vs....
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May 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Milbury says if you’re going to hit a player, give them a concussion

The St. Louis Blues took some bad penalties in Game 2 against the San Jose Sharks which ultimately played a major role in a lopsided 4-0 loss by the Blues. NBCSN analyst Mike Milbury agreed that the penalties were dumb, but probably not in the way you’d expect. Milbury says if you’re going to get penalized for slashing, make sure you break some bones. And if you’re going to...
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May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Milbury makes controversial remarks advocating for hits that injure

Mike Milbury is in a bit of hot water after making some comments during Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals between the San Jose Sharks and St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night. The NBC Sports analyst was talking about an interference penalty the Blues’ Steve Ott received during the second period of the Sharks’ 4-0 win. In Milbury’s view, if a player is going to hit someone...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 17, 2016  |  Discuss

NBCSN’s Kathryn Tappen lays the verbal smackdown on Mike Milbury

NBCSN’s Kathryn Tappen is a studio host who does her job very well. Very rarely will she step out of her zone to lay a verbal smackdown on her analysts. But tonight during the Florida Panthers-New York Islanders NHL Playoff game on NBCSN as she was hosting with analysts Mike Milbury and Keith Jones, she ended up surprising viewers after one particular segment. As Tappen asked Milbury...
Via Awful Announcing
April 17, 2016  |  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...
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February 01, 2016  |  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...
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January 14, 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.
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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

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