Have a day, ESPN! Just take every great hockey analyst and legit reporter you have right in the middle of the NHL playoffs and fire their ass. Brilliant!

You think this guy is nervous?Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009 -- Bristol, CT -- ESPN NHL analyst Barry MelroseThis shitty story reminds me why I tuned out ESPN TV (not local radio affiliates, I like those guys) years ago. They don’t give a shit about anyone, especially hockey, and the programming sucks. I think we can all safely assume Goodell and LeBron were behind this today.

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