This CBA business seems to be taking a toll on everyone’s nerves. I deliberately chose not to post a slate of afternoon quips because I knew I couldn’t do so without losing my temper, and this morning’s crop of stories of both Red Wings and CBA-related note offer what I can only describe as a less than fuzzy entry’s worth of gravel, sandpaper and grime.
• First, if you thought that the Hockey News’s prediction that the Red Wings would finish seventh in the Western conference was indelicate, the Los Angeles Kings advertised a roundtable of hockey bloggers making playoff predictions of their own as follows, and the Red Wings responded in kind:
@lakings awwww so cute. Like a little puppy yapping for attention. Let us know if you need someone to show you how to hang that banner.— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) August 17, 2012
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