To borrow a line from reader Jack: Mr. Holmgren, tear down that wall!
If you estimate that first mention of the gag order on Ilya Bryzgalov came at around 9 AM yesterday, and then check timestamps on Tweets from Sam Carchidi and Tim Panaccio last night, you can deduce that the asinine policy lasted less than 12 hours– it was sort of the Kim Kardashian of media policies.
Sorry, just had to get in a shot at KK today.
Last night, after a call between Kevin Allen – president of the Philadelphia Hockey Writers Association – and the Flyers, the team reversed their policy, meaning that our long national funny Russian guy nightmare is over. Bryz will be available to speak to the media each. and. every. day. I don’t know about you, but today’s availability should be a blast…