A lot of people hate P.K. Subban. This is why you should love him

National Post | Sports

A lot of people hate P.K. Subban.

Boston Bruins fans hate him. They boo him on sight, even during pre-game warm-ups. Ottawa Senators fans hate him, as do most of the Ottawa Senators who play against him. Sports Illustrated has named him among the most hated players in hockey. The average hater, at home, phones in and rants about him on sports talk radio shows, or else rages about him in NHL comment threads, and not entirely because he plays for the Montreal Canadiens, although that can be a part of it, and not entirely because he is young and earning US$3.75-million this year, although that can be a part of it, too.

But there are other parts.

He is cocky. He smiles too much. He is a showboat. He takes too many chances in the defensive zone. He takes too many long shifts. He is over-rated. He is not…

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