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Sports Former Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Mark Fraser backs Mike Commodore's aggression toward Mike Babcock

23:05  23 november  2019
23:05  23 november  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Mike Commodore let loose on his views of the former Maple leafs coach following his termination on Wednesday. Fraser , who spent two out of his seven seasons in the NHL with Toronto , backed Commodore ' s aggressive analysis of Babcock and offered some intriguing insight into how NHL

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It seems to be one of those stories that keeps evolving, and the bigger it gets, the more people are willing to speak up.

Former Maple Leafs defenseman Mark Fraser is the latest individual to share a few thoughts on the Mike Babcock-Mike Commodore feud. Fraser, who spent two out of his seven seasons in the NHL with Toronto, backed Commodore's aggressive analysis of Babcock and offered some intriguing insight into how NHL players may view Babcock.

"Anyone who thinks @commie22 (Commodore) needs to lay off Babs (Babcock) just doesn't understand how much hate players have for him," Fraser said in a tweet Saturday. "It's beyond him scratching @commie22 or saying he was out of shape. #NHL players are a very very small population of athletes and people. We share stories throughout the years with each other and for those outside the locker rooms, you will never truly understand some of the terrible undeserving things Babs has done to some of his players."

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As the days after Mike Babcock ' s firing continue to add up, so do the negative stories surrounding the former Maple Leafs head coach. Former NHL defenceman Mike Commodore — who was coached by Babcock in Detroit Then, Mark Fraser did the same while defending Commodore on Saturday.

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For those of you who might be lost, in 2002, Commodore was cut by Babcock for being overweight while the two were in Anaheim, so when Babcock was released by the Leafs on Wednesday, the former NHLer took some jabs at his former coach.

He had more to say, but the most recent post included a picture of Babcock packing his truck in Toronto, which seemingly prompted Fraser to come to the defense of Commodore.

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In a thread of tweets, Fraser mentioned how 95 percent of the players he has heard from regarding Babcock "can’t say a good thing about (him)." He also noted that Commodore was speaking for the masses in reference to the fraternity of current and former NHL players.

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He then went on to answer a select number of questions from fans and clear the air on how Commodore received the photo of Babcock packing.

"Commie didn't take that picture," Fraser said. "Babs coaches in Toronto. #Leafs fans are everywhere. That was someone else's picture."

So who are we to believe? Well, perhaps Fraser said it best: "If only the outsiders in the hockey world knew the truth."

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