Found October 03, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
from Kevin McGran of the Toronto Star,   ... there are other pressure points that will prompt saner heads on both sides to figure out how to fairly slice up $3.3 billion — a number that may get smaller the longer this goes on — and end the lockout. FOR THE PLAYERS Social media and alcohol: In other words, tell us how you really feel, Krys Barch. Barch, a plugger of an NHLer — one of those with a short career span and a small window to earn the big bucks — let loose an alcohol-fuelled Twitter diatribe that highlighted his frustration at being locked out. For every Joffrey Lupul, a well-paid player whose job is secure and who backed the union in on online article on, there are the Barches of the hockey world, guys who could easily lose their jobs coming out of the lockout. It’s not that Barch didn’t back the players’ association. It’s that he’s getting antsy. If other players start feeling antsy, their frustrations will likely show up on social media, where t...

Krys Barch Offers Colorful, Emotional Thoughts on NHL Lockout Via Alcohol-Infused Twitter Rant

Krys Barch is not Sidney Crosby, Alexander Ovechkin or Zach Parise. But he is one of many NHL players who are increasingly frustrated by the NHL lockout. Barch is a right wing for the New Jersey Devils who is known for using his Twitter account (@KrysBarch) as his soap box. Barch picked Saturday night to air his grievances on the NHL lockout. Check out Barch's 26-tweet rant below...

Marlies Coach Calls Out Cherry

from Kevin McGran of the Toronto Star, The battle between Don Cherry and the Maple Leafs organization escalated Wednesday. Marlies coach Dallas Eakins — whom Cherry chided for calling out Nazem Kadri’s eating habits — fired back at the host of CBC Coach’s Corner, first by saying he’s a big fan of Cherry. But Eakins added he’d never seen Cherry at a...

Scab Players on the Way?

In a bit of a bombshell on Monday, Josh Rimer from NHL Home Ice had on former Toronto Maple Leafs GM and agent Bill Watters said this: Former TML GM & NHL Agent Bill Watters thinks Gary Bettman's will bring in replacement players in NOV, & thinks this will crack the Union. — Josh Rimer (@JoshRimerHockey) October 2, 2012 Man, could you imagine if THIS...
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