Kypreos calls out the league

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  1. cliffclaven

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    on hockey central today “ the league needs more reaves’ and Wilson’s. McLean said ‘where are you gonna find these players?’ “I don’t know, but I don’t see any competitive fire from night to night. All u hear on the bench is ‘nice stick’ not ‘finish your check’.
     
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    No one actually cares about Kypreos do they?
     
  3. cliffclaven

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    I don’t know? Do they?
     
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    Hockey wouldn't have the same "charm" if all it's dinosaurs went extinct.

    It'd be better without that "charm" though.
     
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    Goon wants more goons. More at 11.
     
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    I agree with him. How many drive by attempted poke checks do you see instead of finishing your hit these days??
     
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    He wasn’t talking about goons.
     
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    A guy who's career was ended by a concussion wants more people who cause concussions. Sportsnet send him for a CTE test yet?
     
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    Freudian Clearly deranged

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    There is nothing that prevents teams from employing more physical players if they think it helps them win more games or playoff rounds.
     
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    I'd love to hear what exactly being competitive means. Do you have to throw checks? Drop the gloves? Score goals? Kypreos was fortunate to carve out an NHL career, especially after he got rocked as many times as he has. It's even more amazing that hes on TV. Just listen to him.
     
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    Someone needs to call out Kypreos and take his job. He is a meathead that is bad for the sport.
     
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    He's an idiot. The quality of the game is so much better now than it's been in at least two decades.

    We don't need more talentless plugs whose only talent is their ability to fake a concussion baseline test.
     
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    Yes there is.

    The league has made it very difficult to have success with that strategy .... Anything that even looks bad is a penalty
     
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    Reaves and Wilson have a combined 24 points on the year. Wilson is over a point-per-game. These aren't your daddy's knuckle dragging nobodies. Kypreos is right, the league needs more players that can inject some physicality in the games. Makes the product much more entertaining.
     
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    Sorry.. I want talent and physicality. Nothing beats 90's and early 2000's hockey.

    Id watch Red Wings Avs every night
     
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    Yeah - watching the two best and most talented teams in the league is fun.

    There were 28 other teams that weren't as good. The product on the ice was absolute garbage. Anyone that actually enjoys that era has a boredom threshold far beyond that of a normal human being.
     
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    You get it. That’s exactly what he was saying.
     
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    I don't disagree. Not that they should be the poster child for anything but like when the league had guys like Sean Avery and Carcillo to spark some scrap, it made the games entertaining. Any good story needs a good villain.

    Those Avs-Wings rivlaries wouldn't have been that intense if Claude Lemieux wouldn't had knocked Draper face-first into the boards.
     
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    In your opinion.
     
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    Objective fact. **** we changed the rules because the game was so boring. Average shots per game were like 25 a game. Slow, boring players dominated because waterskiing was a viable defensive strategy.
     
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    Yep. I’ve said that a few times. I hated both teams, but watched every single avs/wings game I was able to in the 90s/2000s.
     
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    Whatever, Kypreos.

    I always end up paying for these morons salaries some way or another.

    First through my taxes, now through my cell phone bill.
     
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    You mean Kozlov and Foote.
     
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    So many guys trying so hard to be Don Cherry replacements. I hope to god he retires soon, so the successor can be named and we don't have deal with half a dozen people vying for his role.
     

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