What the hell is the deal with Ron MacLean? Seriously. The entire playoff run he’s been dropping self-helpy-type affirmations into his opening remarks. Tonight, in the moments before Game 5 between the Habs and the Philadelphia Flyers, the screen showed Guy Carbonneau arriving at the Bell Centre. And Ron was heard to say: “Maybe the sun will shine today. Maybe the clouds will roll away, Guy. Maybe everyone will understand that life has its plan either way.”
Two questions come to mind:
Is MacLean entering the priesthood? The motivational speaker circuit? A Deepak Chopra sound-a-like contest? How has Don Cherry not done his patriotic duty and dropped the guy with a shot to the kisser?
Dude, it’s a hockey game – not a slumber party at Oprah’s house.