Found September 17, 2012 on
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While watching the NHLPA video titled “A message from Players to fans about the NHL lockout” it dawned on me that Chicago Blackhawk Jonathan Toews sort of looks like Dan Ghessling from Big Brother. What do you think?
That video is a nice attempt to show the fans that the NHL players care but that is a load of crap. The nuts and bolts of why they are locked out isn’t important to us, the fans. That stuff is boring to read about and it’s really just a bunch of owners and players fighting for more money. It’s just unfathomable to me that the NHL didn’t learn anything from their last lockout and what it did to the sport (ex. it’s not on ESPN). Since I’m a die hard Penguins fan I’ll most certainly buy the Center Ice Package again and be watching almost every game. However, a lockout really effects people that are fringe fans and/or ones that are new to the sport, not someone like me. It doesn’t take much to lose these sports fans attention and when it’s gone what’s the incentive to come b
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The NHL is in the midst of another lockout, which is rather depressing for hockey fans. It's equally as frustrating for players like Sidney Crosby, who are itching to settle the ongoing labor dispute in order to return to the ice. Crosby and a number of other players appear in a video message that's become popular on the Internet. The players express a desire to get back...
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I hate to say this, but today kind of feels like a funeral. It's also kind of a case Deja Vu all-over again, we have seen this act before - and we didn't really like it very much. Here is the video from the NHLPA players and former Fighting Sioux forward Jonathan Toews is in the video. Related articles
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This morning, it was the League offering their own statement on their stance of the lockout that commenced at 12:01 a.m. this morning.Now, the NHLPA has released a video that features players like David Backes, Jonathan Toews and Sidney Crosby talking about how this is an "Owners lockout" and the sacrifice they've made and are willing to make.
Enough of the PR propaganda...