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U.S. broadcasters can learn from Canadian counterparts

We’ve all heard the hockey is not popular in the USA excuse: “I find it too hard to see the puck.” We remember the nightmare that was Fox’s glowing puck.

This is the problem in the USA: The TV coverage is terrible.

I was disappointed, for example, to see Detroit and San Jose move on in the playoffs because it meant I was going to have to watch their terrible coverage. For most American fans, watching games on TV is like watching games from the cheap nose bleed seats.

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Can they get the cameras a little farther away from the action?

Hey, Versus and NBC, check out CBC, TSN and RDS to learn how to position and use your cameras.

Gordon Tucker, Glendora, Calif.