Found June 14, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
Given the comments made by CSN Northeast’s Joe Haggerty that NHL fans must mandatorily begin shaking in their sneakers because Donald Fehr’s clearly going to stare down the NHL’s perfectly reasonable suggestion to hack 7% of a $3-plus-billion business’s proceeds off players’ paychecks, I’m very happy to read the Hockey News’s Adam Proteau not only suggesting that fans might be better-advised to check out the validity of the claims made by the NHL, Gary Bettman and the owners both prior to the 2004-2005 lockout and thereafter when determining whether one should swallow everything Gary Bettman and Bill Daly say about the supposed un-sustainability of the NHL under a business model its owners locked players and fans out for an entire season to essentially craft themselves, with NHLPA sycophant Ted Saskin simply smiling and nodding all along the way: Continue reading "Could it be, el Guapo, that the NHL plans on lying its way through CBA negotiation PR campaigns?"

Donald Fehr Talks About Growing The Game

from Andrew Podnieks of, BARCELONA – NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr spoke to the Hockey Forum crowd this afternoon and sounded nothing but enthusiastic about the possibility to grow the game in Europe and around the world – and he indicated NHL players have every desire to be a part of such a plan. “The first reason I took this job,” Fehr began, “was that...

Do You Want An Annual Break In February

from Andrew Podnieks and Martin Merks of, What he proposes is an annual break every February. His proposal of a four-year cycle is not unlike what Donald Fehr discussed casually of his own opinion with differences when it comes to NHL participation. Kurbatov believes February should always be the break for Olympic Winter Games and also for World Championships that should...
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