go to MSN.com
Originally written on Busted Coverage  |  Last updated 11/20/14

Don’t get me wrong, I like hockey. I miss the NHL and am beyond frustrated with the lockout. I’m all for fan statements against the league and against Gary Bettman, but in this instance I am not in support. Xenia, Ohio native and Pittsburgh Penguins fan Maggie Wagner is fed up with the lockout too and instead of becoming an NBA fan, she decided to grow out her leg hair until the NHL sorts this out. Puck Daddy profiled Wagner today and her hairy idea came about back in September: She started to wonder what small personal protest she could offer against the NHL shutting its doors. So on 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 15, Wagner vowed not to shave her legs until the players and owners cut a deal. In theory it’s a great idea, a way to stick it to the NHL. Hell, she made it all the way to Yahoo! Sports so who am I to call her out for her tactics. Well, it’s photos like this that make me feel the way I do: If she was set on some sort of hair related protest, couldn’t she have just grown out her head hair? Far less repulsive AND she could’ve donated it to charity after the lockout ended. Nope! Not good enough for Maggie. She tweets to NHL players trying to get their attention. Guys like Mike Fisher and Dustin Penner have been subjected to these Sasquatch legs. I have got to give her props though because she was re-tweeted by Fisher moments after the tweet was posted. Impressive, but quotes like this, from the Puck Daddy interview, still leave a sour taste in my mouth: I will consider shaving the thickest part of my leg hair and sending it to (Gary Bettman) in the event of a cancelled season, yes. I’d have to get their address though! Almost makes me feel bad for Bettman…almost. She just got the address so Bettman better keep an eye out for a hairy envelope if today’s CBA proposal doesn’t go as planned. If you are an intern at the NHL League Offices this is your forewarning to quit before Bettman throws you on mail opening duties and you end up with a handful of leg hair. [h/t Puck Daddy] [@MagWag87] Filed under: Hockey

More from Busted Coverage:
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
33 Comments:
  • Stupid! No dates for her! Or fun time either!

    As for the NHL...to be honest...WHO CARES if they play or not? Sure doesn't seem to be a lot people out there who do. No big stunk being raised about the lack of games. what does that tell the NHL players and owners? OOPs!
  • what a psycho birch...that is just f'ing gross! and wrong on too many levels to even count! SMDH!!!
  • I am sick of hearing about the NHL. The only people that are suffering are the small businesses surrounding the arenas and the vendors.
    I think that the cities should fine them for every game missed since we the taxpayers have helped build the stadiums.
    Let's see how fast they settle then!
  • I WAS HOPEING THAT THE IDIOTS WOULD STAY OUT PERMANANTLY.As for her it can only help.
  • First I have heard of lockout in months.
  • Well, as long as she shaves a little higher, all is good...
  • comment below viewing threshold

    show comment

  • I was hopeing they would stay out for ever.As for her it can only help her looks.
  • Learn how to spell, then come back to us.
  • The greed of the NHL has reached its zenith. It is time for fans to show the NHL that we will not stand for 3 lockouts in 3 decades, that our loyalty to the game of hockey is unconditional, but not to the National Hockey League. If you are fed up with being disrespected as a fan by this league, make your voice heard by joining the Hockey Fan Strike Guarantee on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/TheHockeyFanStrikeGuarantee. It is our money that makes the NHL successful, we need to show the major sporting organizations of the world that striking over who gets more of the dollars WE spend will no longer be tolerated!!
  • If they agree to a season the fans should unite and BOYCOTT the remaining games - sending a message to the owners and the players!
  • fans unite Boycott!!!
  • AT LEAST THE HAIR ON HER LEGS WILL MATCH HER MOUSTASH HAIR .............
  • Well if shaving or not shaving your hair turns you on go ahead but i dont think that will do a thing for the lockout. Oh I see you did it to seek attention. Well congralation you did it. Now try something with a brain. You may also want to send a sample of your hair to Mr. fehr it is only right tyhat both these parties are treated to the welcome present
  • A Pittsburgh fan... not at all surprising. From Ohio too. The only way to tell apart Ohio women from the cows on the farm is that the women wear aprons.
    This will probably lead to male fans shaving their legs in protest... but then...in Pittsburgh... they are probably doing that anyway.
  • WHeew, What a great loss!! I'm sure the guy's were really knocking this skanks door down before!! Oh Right, she most likely DATES hockey loving guys too, so in between wiping the drool off there chins, and crying in the corner with their Wings jersey's on, they most likely don't notice old mastadon legs here!!
  • I think its a dumb idea but all you that are knocking her looks grow the F up.
  • Wookie Ki Yay Aye O!
  • I'm personally fed up with Bettman. This is the third time in three decades that we've had to deal with a lockout. Is anybody else tired of Bettmans' Blunders in handling player-owner relations? As of right now, I decree that I WILL NOT watch or follow anything to do with the NHL as long as Bettman is the president.
  • She will look like the yeti before it's over
  • Why are we giving this woman any attention? Because she says, "I'm doing something stupid and irrelevant, look at me!"??
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

WATCH: Blatt has special message for LeBron

Shaq once threatened to murder Kobe Bryant

Bryce Harper: Mike Trout is the best player in baseball

Report: Wilson skipped OTAs to attend funeral with Graham

Antonio Brown on contract: 'I've got enough' money

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Kaepernick posts insensitive joke about Houston floods

50 Cent’s boxing company files for bankruptcy

Rangers-Lightning Game 6: Prediction for elimination game

Phillies GM says team's fans 'don't understand the game’

Adrian Peterson reportedly has considered retirement

Report: Bulls could cheat Tom Thibodeau out of coaching jobs

FIFA officials arrested, to be extradited to US for corruption

WATCH: LeBron throws down huge dunk from inside FT line

Nick Saban says he caught 6-foot, 180-pound fish

WATCH: Vin Scully tells story about Gomes being attacked by wolf

WATCH: Kris Bryant launches home run off scoreboard

Transfer rumors: Drogba, Pirlo and Gomez linked to MLS

Robinson Cano's slump: The good news, the bad news

Joe Maddon unhappy over Cubs’ ‘awkward schedule’

Buck Showalter takes shot at Marlins over management

UGA wants SEC to ban transfers with 'serious misconduct' issues

Cavs' Kevin Love cleared to travel with team

Four crazy stats from the NBA Playoffs thus far

NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
RUMORS & GOSSIP

WATCH: Blatt has special message for LeBron

TNT microphones caught a beautiful message Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt shared with LeBron James towards the end of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday night. Wit a sweep of the Atlanta Hawks ensured and the Cavs on their way to the NBA Finals, Blatt reflected on how much LeBron meant to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 hours ago

Shaq once threatened to murder Kobe Bryant

It’s long been known that despite all the on-court successes the two enjoyed as Los Angeles Lakers teammates, the relationship between Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant was tenuous at best, contentious at worst. In a comprehensive and fascinating oral history put together by Bleacher Report NBA senior writer Ric Bucher, the combustible alliance between the...Read More The post...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 hours ago

Bryce Harper: Mike Trout is the best player in baseball

No player in baseball has come out of the gate hotter than Bryce Harper this season. The Washington Nationals outfielder is hitting .333 with 16 home runs and 41 RBI. He leads the major leagues with 39 runs, 26 extra-base hits, 40 walks and an OPS of 1.198. Could Harper soon overtake Mike Trout as...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 hours ago

Report: Wilson skipped OTAs to attend funeral with Graham

The news that Russell Wilson would be absent from the Seattle Seahawks OTA session on Tuesday may not be as significant as many would suspect as sources tell Pro Football Talk that the quarterback’s absence doesn’t have anything to do with protracted contract negotiations but a much nobler reason entirely. A league source reportedly informed...Read More The post Report: Russell...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
16 hours ago

Antonio Brown on contract: 'I've got enough' money

At a time in the offseason when certain players are staying away from team activities in order to potentially receive a new contract, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has a rather awesome take on his own contract issue. “This is a community that I love,” Brown said Tuesday, via ESPN.com. “My kids go to school here. I want to keep a good reputation. Obviously...
Via Sportsnaut
7 hours ago

Kaepernick posts insensitive joke about Houston floods

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick had a cringe-worthy lapse in judgment on Tuesday when he made an Instagram post about the deadly floods that have been affecting the Houston area. Kaepernick shared a photo of cars submerged in water and made a reference to a hashtag that he has been using to talk himself...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 hours ago

50 Cent’s boxing company files for bankruptcy

50 Cent’s boxing promotional company has filed for bankruptcy, but that does not mean the rapper is exiting the business. According to TMZ, legal papers show 50 Cent’s SMS Promotions filed for bankruptcy in Connecticut court on May 25. 50 Cent’s company recently put on a fight card in Connecticut on May 15. The papers...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 hours ago

Rangers-Lightning Game 6: Prediction for elimination game

The Tampa Bay Lightning are one win away from their second trip to the Stanley Cup Final in franchise history. Securing their fourth win of the Eastern Conference Final won’t be easy against a New York Rangers team that thrives in do-or-die situations. The Rangers are 6-1 in games in which they were facing elimination since the start of the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs. That run...
Via NESN.com
14 hours ago

Phillies GM says team's fans 'don't understand the game’

The Philadelphia Phillies are once again one of the worst teams in baseball, and their general manager has apparently grown tired of the fans for getting on his case about it. When asked on Monday if the team is planning to trade any of its veterans and potentially bring up pitching prospects Aaron Nola and...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 hours ago

Adrian Peterson reportedly has considered retirement

While it would be a shocking development to say the least, those reportedly in the know say that Adrian Peterson on many occasions has considered retirement from the NFL as opposed to returning to play for the Minnesota Vikings. CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reports that “some who have talked to Peterson with...Read More The post Report: Adrian Peterson considering retirement...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
17 hours ago
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.