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Sidney Crosby typically isn’t one to speak out to the media, but even he is past the point of politeness about the NHL lockout. The Penguins’ captain said that players will not give in when it comes down to contracting rights. He also said that the owners can survive without hockey, while the players can’t. Crosby made sure to say that for the players, it’s not about money, but more about their rights within the profession. Former Bruin Mark Recchi thinks that the deal is only going to get worse for the players the longer the lockout continues. He urged the NHLPA to get a deal done now while they can still play nearly a full schedule. Watch the video above from NESN Daily to hear all of Crosby and Recchi’s thoughts on the lockout.
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from Shelly Anderson of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,
On the flavor of the talks: It's pretty one-sided. I don't really know what (the owners) have given up to this point. They're trying to take away all the contracting rights. The question I'd ask is why would we change that? I think we all think it's the most competitive league in the world so why would...
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The fans sat next to the Orlando bench and got in some good old-fashioned heckling while watching their...
Straight from the "no news is good news" department, Shelley Anderson from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports from an interview with Penguins NHLPA representative Craig Adams, the NHL is no longer interested calling upon a third party to the negotiating table.
Craig Adams on the subject of mediation:
"I think we would welcome it because I think if you...
Deep thoughts with Mark Recchi, a retro-look back & the Heinz History Center
Mark Recchi with Sidney Crosby, during an informal lockout skate in October
Mark Recchi shared his opinions on the lockout in the Boston Globe a couple days ago.
Hereâs an excerpt from Kevin Paul Dupontâs article.
Recchi was stunned three years ago when the players abruptly...