Originally written October 26, 2012 on Puck Drunk Love:
Patrick Marleau's a pretty unassuming guy. He's also a great team guy, willing to make a personal sacrifice like giving up the C for his team. Also, he's the bane of Jeremy Roenick's existence, so that's another plus. Marleau hasn't said too much about the NHL Lockout, but with the league cancelling all games through November 30th, he came out with a statement today that's been overlooked, but is a PR bombshell for the NHL if it's true. In a text message sent to radio host Josh Rimer, Marleau said this: "The league had these games canceled already in the summer. They are just releasing that info now," Marleau texted Rimer. "Every time we move closer, they pull further away." It doesn't take much to read into what this might mean. If the NHL was already planning on cutting games all the way in the summer, when the CBA bargaining was just beginning, in how much good faith were these negotiations entered in to? Did the ...
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  • These so-called negotiations are waaaaaay past the rediculous stage. Either come to an agreement ASAP, or just cancell the whole season now. Hardly anyone cares any more.
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