Found December 20, 2012 on HockeyBuzz:
Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock is notorious for having little fear in stating his opinions on the game of hockey when speaking to the media. He did that once again this week in expressing his thoughts on the potential damage the current NHL lockout may have on the game. “Hate to say it, but we could end up like bowling." Babcock told Unfortunately, Babcock’s assessmen...

Babcock: NHL could become like bowling

Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock is concerned about what the lockout will do the NHL product and its interest with fans.

Babcock’ Bowling Statement

I used the following quote from Mike Babcock yesterday as my Afternoon Line and now you can hear it too.  

Devellano Talks New Rink For The Wings

from Bob Duff of the Windsor Star, Detroit Red Wings senior vice-president Jim Devellano believes that a new home for the National Hockey League club isn’t merely necessary, it’s mandatory if the Wings want to continue to operate as one of the elite franchises in the league. “For the hockey team, to sustain the Red Wings, to get them back to where they once were, the...

Ian Esplen: Who stands to lose- Central

Follow me on twitter @IanEsplen to chat hockey, sports and life in general anytime Today will be the start of looking who is getting hurt the most by this lockout. Central Detroit- Damien Brunner After torching the Swiss League for the past three seasons, Brunner was finally going to be given a crack at the NHL. Because of the lockout, Brunner stayed home in Switzerland...

Afternoon Line

Mike Babcock on lockout effect: "Hate to say it, but we could end up like bowling." — Mark Spector Sports (@SportsnetSpec) December 18, 2012
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