Mr.Miyagi wrote: It's out there folks. The Eastern media is really pushing (or trying to) a wedge in our team, fan base, and reputation. It is well documented that we are the least likeable team in the league. The majority of that is coming from the East. Specifically TSN. Yes, I said it, TSN.
This is how I see it as well.
We are hated in Alberta and Hated in Ontario. Throw in the teams we played the last 2 years (Boston, Chitown, LA, etc) and we have like 75% of the Hockey media covered.
It has little if anything to do with not being good at fighting.