Found October 11, 2012 on Puck Drunk Love:
It's time to face the cold reality that the NHL lockout could potentially claim the entire 2012-13 season. Obviously, no one wants that to happen but it's time to start analyzing what will happen if a deal isn't reached in time to salvage the season. What happens to the 2013 NHL Draft if there isn't a 2012-13 season to base it on? We take a look back at what happened after the 2004-05 lockout in an attempt to predict what might happen in 2013. Let's all hope that this article is made irrelevant in the coming weeks. The NHL is foolish to have another lockout fresh off the 2004-05 one, but they'd be insane to let this one claim an entire season. Hopefully the two sides can reach a deal and have a shortened 2012-13 season. The Cup deserves to be hoisted. That being said, it's time to look into the future and predict what will happen to the 2013 NHL Draft. First, let's start with the optimistic approach. If the players and owners reach a deal...
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