Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 11/21/12

GLENDALE, AZ - APRIL 14: NHL commissioner Gary Bettman speaks during a press conference before Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals between the Detroit Red Wings and the Phoenix Coyotes during the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Jobing.com Arena on April 14, 2010 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

This just in: NHL players are generally unhappy with commissioner Gary Bettman. As with any labor dispute, there is ongoing animosity between the NHL and the NHL Players Association. As you can see from the photo above that TVA Sports passed along, some players in Montreal have decided to go elementary school with the whole thing and make hats bashing the perceived bad guy. For those of you who can’t make it out, that says “Puck Gary” in fancy lettering above “2012-2013 NHL Lockout.” According to Dave Stubbs of the Montreal Gazette, Canadiens star Erik Cole says the hats could soon be available to the public with all proceeds benefitting charity. If grown men are going to act like children, they might as well do it for a good cause. We all want hockey to return, but I think most of us can agree that hats that say “Puck Gary” do absolutely nothing in terms of working toward a resolution. From what we hear, most fans would probably rather spend their money on sex toys while the lockout continues anyway. H/T Puck Daddy

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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