For the past decade, NBA stars have moved away from trying to beat down each other on the court and have instead looked to form superteams in an effort to maximize their chances at winning a title or building a dynasty.
There's a debate to be had whether that's good or bad for the game, but the offseason drama has gotten under the skin of one former NHL player who has seen enough.
Jeremy Roenick, former Blackhawks winger and current NHL on NBC analyst, took to Twitter to voice his opinion surrounding the drama amid the Kyrie Irving situation evolving in Cleveland, and he didn't hold back:
Do you agree or disagree?
Despite announcing his retirement from the NHL this season, Patrick Sharp insisted he's not going anywhere.
And he won't be.
The three-time Stanley Cup champion with the Blackhawks will be serving as a guest analyst on NHL Live tonight and Wednesday during NBC Sports' first-round Stanley Cup Playoff coverage, appearing on the pregame show at 5:30 p.m., breaking down the intermissions of Blue Jackets vs. Capitals and Jets vs. Wild.
Sharp will join Liam McHugh, Mike Milbury and Jeremy Roenick for Columbus-Washington and Kathryn Tappen, Anson Carter and Roenick for Winnipeg-Minnesota.
Perhaps we're seeing a little glimpse of what Sharp's future post-playing career could hold?
In the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis answer your questions as we look ahead to an important offseason.
Which position should the Blackhawks prioritize, and who could be available via free agency? Should Stan Bowman adjust his lineup construction this summer based on how the Western Conference is unfolding? How can Jonathan Toews get back to being Jonathan Toews?
They answer all that and more right here!