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Where was the pomp and reverence

I watched the Dominik Hasek retirement ceremony Tuesday night from the press box and when it ended quietly after around 20 minutes, I was left with a nagging question: That’s it?

Still,I saw how genuinely happy Hasek was during his press conference earlier in the day and shook off the notion, turning attention to the game.wholesale jerseys from china I was just being grumpy, get off my lawn guy and moved on. Or so I thought.

Then my Twitter feed started to blow up. And so did my replies. Not that Twitter can regularly be used as a focus group foropinions, but this time it sure snapped me back to reality.

Bottom line: That ceremony was flat out lame.

Two long time NHL observers I really respect were shaking their heads...

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