Quick Hits: The Get Him Outta Here Edition
In Red Wings Land
Well at least if feels like a regular hockey August in Red Wings land...
Around the NHL
The NHL, NBC and hockey fans would be better off without Mike Milbury on air - USA Today
The frustration pouring out of female hockey fans at off-hand comments is because off-hand comments reflect off-hand thinking.
There are a lot of things in here that I want to quote, but nothing distills the point of the article down quite like this sentence.
Fortunately, the change in hockey culture seems to be taking root and the NHL was surprisingly quick about at least saying SOMETHING. It remains to be seen what will ultimately happen with a guy who should have been off the air years ago.
A statement from the National Hockey League. pic.twitter.com/YCOTcoaK5l— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) August 21, 2020
NBC Sports says, “We’re disappointed about Mike’s insensitive comment and have addressed it with him.”— Stephen Whyno (@SWhyno) August 21, 2020
Mike Milbury’s apology: https://t.co/zPYRomkHeh pic.twitter.com/vYHlcUn7Fl
Saying you weren’t trying to disrespect anybody while trying to be irreverent is dumb, considering irreverent means disrespectful.