You Bet, Bettman. It’s Hockey, Not Basketball

It seems I’m not the only one who gets riled up about NHL All-Star weekend. These are comments from the TSN website regarding Saturday’s silly Breakaway Challenge and the Skills Competition. It’s all quite interesting.

Judging by the following, changes need to be made. Like adding intensity, for one. Are you listening, Gary Bettman?

1 lang13 YAWN!!!!! What a joke this comp was. I will never …
2 tomglod That was lame….. the players chickened out and d …
3 TheDude24 Wow, that was NOT worth my time. That Breakaway C …
4 ChrisGunz All star competitions and games arent really worth …
5 rgabartlett What a shame….I’m embarrased to be a hockey fan. …
6 lauraperry What fun… sure it wasn’t hardcore competitive or …
7 yousnoozeyoulose GREAT thing that the nhl decided to change the ski …
8 el_cielo So boring… But! With that being said it was the …
9 gunshow LAME!!!!! When I first heard of this competition I …
10 dagley I’m sorry, but this was incredibly boring. I was d …
11 Ruzty Thank God Pretty Woman was on! …
12 Original6-Pack Ovechkin was the only one who tried something out …
13 prov_1 Just when you thought that the NHL couldn’t sink t …
14 leafsrule9 boring but at least ovechkin tried …
15 Habscrazy1 One word, BORING …
16 jamie_kee_mac85 Definitely could have been better, but I’m sure th …
17 kuvdog The camera work was absolutely brutal. I still don …
18 dtcampbe Did anybody catch DiPietro drop an F-bomb? I thoug …
19 ab608 That was a horrible skills showcase. I’ve seen …
20 fork_killer I personally enjoyed the skills competition, it wa …
21 dellstrike Im 14 and i could pick up the puck with my stick s …
22 Innet31 Not worth it…DiPietro hurts himself??!! I hope i …
23 w1n6m4n Don’t like the changes. Boring. How does a goalie …
24 el_cielo ALSO! Why wasn’t Gaborik in the fastest skating co …
25 scoots3131 We gotta kill this “vote your fave’s in” system. …
26 StopPropoganda This was an unmitigated disaster. I could spew a …
27 vinman that was boring….they should scrap the whole thi …
28 mjc313 big disappointment, though expectations weren’t to …
29 mittin I can’t imagine actually paying money to sit throu …
30 jeremo46 Well, the only exciting part about this was Kaberl …

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