Little Things Exposing Fake Hockey Fans

Have you noticed that since the arrival of Social Media, everyone is an expert on everything? What kind of question is that? Of course you have. I mean, you have seen that many instantly became experts on pandemics and knew everything about COVID-19 and that, in spite of scientists and doctors admitting themselves that they knew very little about it. Then, they knew everything on mass shootings and guns, supporting Justin Trudeau in his ban although true experts warned loud and clear that it’s a smoke screen and that abiding gun owners in Canada are the most responsible of all. Now, everyone on Social Media is an expert on Policing. They know not only what their job entails and the dangers they go though, but they also know how to react in stressful, volatile and dangerous situations and that, without a single day of training. They’re so good… Experts, experts everywhere! NOT!

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4 Years Later: THE Trade Revisited

June 2016… a few days after the NHL Draft, a date when many of the NHL’s trades usually occur. Yet, there was a 20 minutes span that shocked the hockey world. While everyone was wondering if Steven Stamkos would sign with the Leafs or stay put in Tampa Bay, four other teams sent shockwaves throughout the league. First, reports came out of Edmonton to the effect that the Oilers had traded former first overall pick Taylor Hall to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for defenseman Adam Larsson. Minutes later, Sportsnet insider Nick Kypreos shocked the Twitter world by announcing that the Canadiens had traded P.K. Subban for Shea Weber. Not to be outdone, TSN insider Bob McKenzie soon after announced that Stamkos would stay with the Lightning.

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