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Confirmed with Link: Larry Brooks Voted to Hockey Hall of Fame

Discussion in 'New York Rangers' started by bobbop, Jun 1, 2018.

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  1. bobbop

    bobbop Henrik & Pop

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    That they tried to get Torts to make a comment is honestly hilarious.
     
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    Too bad they didn't go to Dan Boyle too
     
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    Thordic StraightOuttaConklin

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    While I do occasionally get annoyed at him (and may have called him a shill on twitter a few times), he deserves this. His analysis and sources result in some top-notch coverage. It's his opinion pieces that generally rub people the wrong way, but I think it's telling that even people who hate him tend to respect his reporting. Congrats!
     
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    Larry gets a bad rap - hes been around the metro hockey scene forever and knows his stuff when he's not trying to be a wise ass (which is quite often, and appreciated by this fellow wise ass).

    Congrats to him.
     
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    nyr2k2 Can't Beat Him

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    As he should be. Congratulations, Larry.

    He can be a real turd, but he's a gifted writer and has been the best thing we've had as fans in terms of actual reporting and scoops in forever. Good for him.
     
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    Thirty One Safe is safe.

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    Congrats, Larey.
     
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    Still say that it's Boyle who comes off badly here. One's still here and one is not. Nuff said.
     
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    Mac n Gs Gorton plz

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    Congrats, @RangerBoy!!! :sarcasm:

    In all seriousness, congrats Brooksie! He’s always been top-notch, but he’s especially stepped it up these past few years
     
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    "What about that other ****ing clown, Brett or whatever the **** his name is?"

    Best part of this video, calling out Brett Cyrgalis
     
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    One of them is respected around the league. It isn't Larry
     
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    One of them did their job here, one didn't.
     
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    Apparently he is very much respected as he is getting into the Hall of Fame.

    Boyle blew up at Brooks asking him questions. That is what reports do. Maybe if he played better, he would not have had to answer harder questions.
     
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    Boyle was brought in to not only replace some of the (better) personnel that was headed out the door, but was sold on his veteran leadership. He was anything but a leader here, and this was the culmination of 2 years of generally being a curmudgeon in NY.
     
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    Agree. I would also add that erupting at Larry on the way out the door does very little. If he felt the way he seem to feel, there's more integrity in confronting him in the middle of the season or in your first season. It was done in a way that he did basically everything here: half-assed.
     
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    Congrats Larry! Shows how respected he is in the buisness. He may be a bit rough around the edges sometimes but he does a great job. Nobody even comes CLOSE to the job he does reporting on the team.
     
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    Gardner McKay You had to be there

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    Wow. That is great for Larry. People give him tons of **** but... the guy knows his stuff and obviously is respected in the hockey world.
     
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    I'm biased because of my background, but I always felt the same way.

    Having interacted with both, Boyle was always a bit of a certain feminine hygiene product.
     
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    His fellow writers just voted him into the Hockey Hall of Fame. I would say he's respected by a whole hell of a lot of people.
     
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    Hooray for longevity !

    Is there booing on this max?
     
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    will1066 R.I.P. 2017-18

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    Well yeah, players tend to age out unlike writers for the most part. Not really commenting on who comes off badly or not, but saying a writer outlasted a player isn't really proof that either is better or worse than the other.
     
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    Hall of Fame???
     
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    Why are you confused?
     
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