I don't know how many of you caught this (probably everyone by the time you wake up tomorrow morning), but Chris Pronger was on the Jim Rome show today talking about good old Stabmonton.
Among the gems: "What didn't sit well with me was hearing about how they burned my furniture...how they burned my kid's crib...that didn't sit well with me..."
Uh...What the Hell?
I'll be the first to admit that Edmonton is a lot of things. Dirty, brown, cold, stabby...heck, we even indulge in a little bit of arson during Cup runs. But I mean, that's phone booths and shopping carts.
But to claim -on a Nationally Syndicated talk show- that fans in Edmonton broke into his house and burned his baby's crib?!
I repeat, What.The.Hell?
Doubtless people will be up in arms, news organizations will pick up the story and Pronger will face little to no repercussions for insulting an entire Megalopolis of over 1 million people.
Pronger also remarked that he wished the people of Edmonton could just "get over it" like he has, but he really doesn't see that happening.
Can someone actually be nominated for Douchebag of the Year two years running?
Jay in the comments sent in this link from the AOL Fanhouse. In it, Greg Wyshynski manages to split a hair.
Looks like this story'll have some traction. Can I say "debacle?" I'm saying it anyway. Debacle.
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