If you’ve watched an NHL game lately – and judging by the ratings, you have – you know that post-lockout hockey has been sloppy, mistake-riddled and surprisingly entertaining despite all of that.
The same goes for coverage of these games. Remember folks, the good people of the broadcast industry were locked out too. So forgive them the occasional goof early in the season, even if it's about a team that no longer exists.
Take it away Friend of Puck Daddy Ryan Real:
I grabbed Fox Sports Arizona commentator Matt McConnell start the game by calling the Columbus Blue Jackets the "Atlanta Thrash--" followed by an excruciating awkward pause. Fun stuff.
That pause lasted longer than the Thrashers did.
Oh, if only that were the only hockey television goof of the 2013 season. Get ready to be dazed and confused …Read More »from Hockey TV bloopers: Who knew the Atlanta Thrashers were still playing? (VIDEO)