So call me mister oversensitive, but Jack Armstrong really just crossed the line and I have to wonder if any of the Raptor/NBA players caught wind of it, lots of these guys have a special place in their hearts for D-town.
Following in the footsteps of Bob McCowan’s Obama won because he is black, Armstrong, who along with co-host Doug MacLean were talking to Toronto Scribe Steve Simmons about Brian Burke and youth hockey and hitting etc, made a blatantly offensive remark.
Simmons was telling the guys how he was at a hockey tournament in Detroit, to which Armstorng asked, “Did any of the players have guns with them?”
Listen, there are lots of problems in Detroit, the least of which right now is crime. The last thing that city needs is a comment like this from someone who probably has never been to Detroit. Auburn Hills, the Cities of Troy and Birmingham don’t count as Detroit Jack. I have lots of friends in Michigan, none of which have ever seen a gun. I lived in the greater Detroit area for nearly 7 years and never had one criminal incident. Only 2 nights ago, in Toronto my wife’s car was broken into and her laptop was stolen! If you want to find trouble in Detroit you can find it. If you want to find it here too, I can promise you that is no problem easier.
Do yourself a favor Jack, think a little bit before making these types of comments, they are patently offensive and way off base.