My former Blockbuster co-worker Scott (the world's biggest Red Wings fan) won't be pleased. Thankfully he's my former co-worker, and he's still in Indiana for all I know, so I don't have to stand there and listen to him complain about it.
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Oh, I'm sorry. I was busy jumping on the Tiger's bandwagon.
Kidding aside, I become quite a hockey recluse after a stunning Wing's exit from the playoffs. I get so involved that I just shunt it out for about two weeks afterwards (usually).
I agree that the Wings probably were going to lose anyway (they didn't seem to want it as much as the Oilers), but I hate when games hang on the officiating. But, like the old football saying, it shouldn't have came to that anyway. Another saying also applies: in a seven game series, you'll always find the better team.
I encourage you all to read this - it's being talked about pretty much from coast to coast up here. I have never - EVER - seen Gretzky like this. Kudos to him for standing up and saying some things that needed to be said.