Sometimes, when I'm feeling lonely and blue, I fantasize that I'll have the will power to conditionally boycott hockey. I imagine taking a stand, giving up blogging and watching and fretting because the bad men stole my game from me, personally. But I know for a fact I'd never stick to it. Then I start rationalizing and there are moments when I actually believe I could do something more realistic: ignore the NHL completely until Gary Bettman is asked to leave/fired/retires/whatever "soft landing" he's afforded...as long as he's gone.
But what if he never leaves, ever? Then what? You know I'd be back, one way or the other. Highly frustrating.
And Gary? We, the reasonable fans, despise you. Seriously. Despise. But you won't leave. It's disgusting. Go below to see what ESPN's Bill Simmons has to say. Continue reading "Impeach Bettman"