Tigers' Slepoy: Flopping worse than scuffles
But Slepoy insists the actions of his players, including import Seth Scott who escaped suspension despite admitting to striking the Kings' Ben Madgen in the head, is less damaging to the game than flopping - intentionally falling despite little or no physical contact.Full article
"That's what is detrimental to the game," Slepoy said on Thursday.
"That's what gives it the reputation of a game of cheats rather than a game of passionate athletes."
Obviously he's talking about the chest-beating incidents rather than Malice at the Palace style extravaganzas. Has he got a point?
Someone pointed out on Twitter that the Tigers made inside back page of the papers after that game, despite losing. And that was unusually good coverage for them.