Page 6ix: The Latest in Hockey Drama

It’s Wednesday, and you know what that means! Time to check in on the drama and gossip around the league. This week was a bit quieter than last, but we do have some interesting tidbits to peek at.
Coach’s Corner
The coaches made headlines this week, and not in a good way. First, we had Alain Vigneault boldly proclaiming he has no idea what’s going on in the world:

“I really have no idea what’s going on in the outside world.
“I’m working 20 hours a day.
“I guess I’m a hockey nerd and that’s what I’m doing right now.”
– Alain Vigneault when asked about some of the postponements across sports in wake of the Jacob Blake shooting pic.twitter.com/ihE7kaEA44
— Jordan Hall (@JHallNBCS) August 27, 2020

and then walking it back:

Flyers HC Alain Vigneault issues statement after getting backlash for not knowing what was going with Jacob Blake impact
“I never bothered to check & ask what was going on… I was guilty of that, I was totally focused on our next game. I am for equality and social justice” pic.twitter.com/nVqFt0MQGe
— Jeff Skversky 6 …

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Author: MerOutLoud / The Leafs Nation

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