they are just ungrateful assholes.
more after the jump.
Oh, woe is the life of Cam Cole, investigative journalist extraordinaire. The Man. The Myth. The Legend.
Even though media outlets pay tens of thousands of dollars to send their representatives on the road to cover the team's every sneeze and ingrown toenail, to write glowing features and analytical pieces on trends and concerns - informing readers while indirectly enhancing TV ratings, from which the team benefits - Canucks head coach Alain Vigneault, supported by GM Mike Gillis, declared interviews out of bounds Wednesday, leaving reporters to try to pick lint out of their navels in search of something to write or broadcast.
Poor baby. Nothing to do on the Global dime while on the road in one of the USA prime entertainment hotspots.
"but but but, I have a deadline ... I need to write something".
Take a book out of Kuzma's page (actually, please don't) and manufacture something if it suits your purpose of increasing readership. Or maybe try a different angle like many bloggers do (who don't travel with the team, don't have media credentials and don't whine like little bitches because they can't get a stale hockey quote from AV and his brood about playing through adversity).