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This is why hockey fans. This is why hockey doesn't have casual fans. It's why the sports popularity will always be stunted. Hockey fans would rather you not be a fan than be a half ass fan. Does that happen in any other sport? Hockey fans are like an over protective boyfriend. All they do is parade around their girlfriend (hockey), and talk about how voluptuous and beautiful she is. No other girl compares. In their eyes, other girls don't even exist. Hockey fans are the people that write "I have the best boyfriend/girlfriend in the world <3" on social media. Shut up hockey fans. No you don't. You may a very good girlfriend that is more than likely comparable to a majority of other females out there. You may think hockey is a dime piece with tits that could cure the blind. That doesn't mean she's the hottest girl in the world. It doesn't mean that March Madness doesn't have a dumper so fine that your surprised it doesn't shit out golden eggs.
Listen, my favorite sport is hockey. My favorite sport to watch, my favorite sport to play, my favorite sport to follow. Does that mean I can't fucking enjoy March Madness? Remember the song 'Mr. Me Too'. We all know the type. The type that will follow any and every story with a story they feel tops the previous one. That's exactly what hockey hardos are. "Oh, March Madness, that's cool I guess, but NHL playoffs!" Guess what hockey fans, no one cares. Can't we just enjoy another activity without you in our ear telling us how amazing you are? When all you do is beg for attention people stop paying attention. Let the sport gain attention on it's own merit. People don't watch just despite you. They would rather act like the sport didn't exist than sparingly enjoy it and have to hear the criticism of the die hard fans. Hockey fans are like the girl that waits until marriage. Won't let you enjoy the best part of the relationship until you engage in a lifelong commitment.
I'll say this, and most hockey try hards will disagree with me. The first two days of the NCAA tournament are just as exciting, if not more, than any triple overtime thriller. That's not an opinion, it's a fact. The NCAA tournament is everything that most rational people love about sports. It's underdogs and upsets. It's unbelievable comebacks. It's expecting the unexpected. It's about enjoying a sport for it's entertainment value. You don't have to love basketball. You don't have to know the players names. If you can't enjoy March Madness not only are you not a sports fan, but you are also a fucking douchebag. Stop making everything about you hockey fans, because most of the time it's just not.