Yeah, the NHL has the most boring dudes. I remember reading a while back that, as rookies, they're forced to attend a seminar and told how to answer questions and that's why the bulk of them sound the same in interviews. It's gotten worse over the past few years.
Who knows - maybe they do the same with basketball players, but it certainly isn't obvious. You watch Raptors
Today and some of the guys (Chris) give long, relatively insightful answers about their play and the game in general. Hockey players?
"Just trying to get the puck in the net"