You know what’s been fun? Having the venerable Bob McKenzie on American television. He’s been a part of NBCSN’s coverage this season, offering insider knowledge on big issues and doing desk work with Mike Milbury between p
You know what’s even more fun? Seeing him zing Milbury about being a terrible GM for the New York Islanders:
The setup: a conversation between the two about the Toronto Maple Leafs. The exchange:
MILBURY: "He's not been an NHL coach, not been an NHL GM. I wish I'd done that, skipped right to the presidency, get rid of those menial jobs."
MCKENZIE: "So do the New York Islanders."
MILBURY: "OH PLEASE."
Please keep in mind that it’s generally agreed upon that Milbury was the worst GM in NHL history while with the New York Islanders.
Even though it’s #RivarlyNight, the two shared a laugh about the zinger, which indicates nothing except that Jeremy Roenick wasn’t working on NBCSN that night and the entire thing didn’t descend into a catty wailing.