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1 posted on 12/21/2012 12:16:33 AM PST by Olog-hai
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The athletes and owners are going to kill their sport. This is the fourth strike in about 20 years.


2 posted on 12/21/2012 12:47:43 AM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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As a Southerner I never developed a taste for hockey though I have know people (Yankees and Canadians) who are fanatics for the sport...and there's the problem.

The NHL is not so popular as to cause widespread economic hardships and fan disgust when shut down like the NBA, MLB and NFL would.

I feel for the constantly screwed hockey fans.

3 posted on 12/21/2012 1:11:23 AM PST by Happy Rain (Which fires first? The gun or the 2nd Amendment haters?)
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Time for the Stanley Cup trustees to screw the NHL and award the Cup
to the AHL champion (or have a mini-playoff with other league champions).


4 posted on 12/21/2012 1:16:07 AM PST by rfp1234 (Arguing with a liberal is like playing chess with a pigeon.)
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Donald Fehr is on his way to ruining another sport for me. I used to be a MLB fanatic, now my old team is a farm system for big markets. I’ve spent thousands of dollars watching hockey. It’s fabulous live but if Fehr and the players get their way, I’ll never watch again. Here’s hoping the owners cancel the season and break the union.


8 posted on 12/21/2012 4:25:31 AM PST by Varda
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Colorado has the Avalanche. Very little about the NHL strike in the news. Colorado also has college hockey which is very popular, Denver University (DU) and Colorado College (Colo. Springs) both produce consistently high quality hockey teams. Their rivalry goes back many decades and any time they match up during the season the games are always a sell out. The Avalanche, the original Quebec Nordiques, brought a Stanley Cup to Denver early on but have struggled since ... interest in the team lags, eclipsed by Broncos football and Rockies baseball. The NHL strike will only damage their cause further.


9 posted on 12/21/2012 4:48:38 AM PST by BluH2o
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Really? I would have never known.


13 posted on 12/21/2012 7:54:53 AM PST by stevio (God, guns, guts.)
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I have limitless disdain for today’s professional athletes.If I knew more about the owners of pro sport teams I’d probably have disdain for them as well.Most of this nation’s skilled,experienced brain surgeons,heart surgeons and cancer specialists don’t make $250K a year.And that’s in spite of the fact that they study and train for 10...15..or even 20 years to gain their skills as well as the fact that most spend several hundred thousand dollars to get their degree.And yet the lowliest bench warmer in MLB,the NFL,the NBA and the NHL make close to a million a year and most make far,*far* more than that.


16 posted on 12/21/2012 10:36:06 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (When Robbing Peter To Pay Paul,One Can Always Count On Paul's Cooperation)
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Maybe the NHL should just dissolve.


19 posted on 12/23/2012 1:15:35 PM PST by fkabuckeyesrule
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