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Put your hand up if your organization is trash.
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Morning, folks.

(CW: Sexual Assault)

This story has really picked up over the past week, and even then, I didn’t make much mention of it here. I’m sorry for that. I have been part of the problem in that regard. This should be, by far, the biggest story in the NHL world right now, and frankly it’s barely being discussed. The NHL is a travesty of a league and deserves precisely none of our money or our support. Note the date of Rick Westhead — quickly proving himself as the only real journalist at either TSN or Sportsnet to anyone else like me who has just started paying attention — it’s from May. It took over a month for this bombshell story to gain any traction anywhere else and, still, some of the biggest names in hockey coverage haven’t said shit.

Hockey still has a culture problem, and I’m sorry for not doing more to highlight it.

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