Here’s something Kings and Ducks fans seem to agree upon: “Rinkside View” isn’t good. The comments here have been overwhelmingly negative, and apparently they’ve been the same on Ducks-related outlets, such as the Orange County Register’s blog.
The Register’s Curtis Zupke talked to Fox Sports executive producer Tom Feuer, who said the broadcasts aren’t going to change. Feuer basically gave an “Oh well” response to the widespread complaints, while noting that ratings for the “Rinkside View” games are substantially higher than last season.
“I’m going to get killed for this,” Feuer told the Register, “but if these people truly don’t like ‘Rinkside View,’ then don’t watch.”
Well, I think you have your directive!
Here’s the full entry from the Register: Upon further review … ‘Rinkside’ not going away