Why hockey interviews suck, by Jeremy Roenick

The San Jose Shark on fixing the cliché-ridden staple of sports coverage

The Hockey News has named JR the best interview in the game, and got some choice quotes from the San Jose Sharks forward on the cliché-ridden banana-mumble-chicken that has become the staple of hockey coverage. Roenick’s talking points are simple: speak your mind and show some interest. But they are issued in the man’s inimitable fashion‹e.g. “for Christ’s sake-for Christ’s sake-show some (expletive) enthusiasm.”

The Hockey News