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Hockey Media - NHL Network & Sirius

The NHL Network and NBC Sports are doing a better job of showing key games on national TV. While it is frustrating not being able to watch the Pens broadcast all of the time. I moved out of the 'burgh 20+ years ago. But be able to watch more hockey is great. I have only 2 real complaints. 1) Don Cherry is crazy. He is a neanderthal. He was a great coach, but time has past him by. His ideas remind me of those people who can't accept that the world has changed for the better and want to still believe the earth is flat. Get him off the TV. 2) The Saturday night games on NHLN usually have great match ups. Ok, it is the national game of the week for Canada. But why do we need announcers who only want to bash the American team. The other week the Pens were playing the Maple Leafs on the National Game of the Week. If I can't listen to the Pens bradcast, why do I have to listen to a homer? I get it during the week, games on NHLN or NBC Sports sometimes have the home teams broadcast and games against the home market team (for me the Caps) the Pens broadcast is blacked out. But on the game of the week, why is it Canada hates the US. I have Sirius NHHL Radio. I listen to the broadcast and enjoy learning more about the game. I have a thirst to learn more about the strategy. On their NFL, some of the hosts try to educate fans on the strategy of the game. I would love to learn about the differences between the Pens' and Bruins systems. What are the diffent types of PK and PP schemes, what is a LW lock, etc? Many of us whant to learn more about the game, not just the players.

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