Found September 17, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
Oh, Ed Snider. Phiadelphia Flyers owner. One of Gary Bettman's chief lieutenants, along with Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs and Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold. Shea Weber bidder. Comcast chairman, and now, big stakeholder in NBC Universal. Snider's initial sports network offering, Comcast Sportsnet affiliates excluded, was Versus, and now USA Today's Michael Hiestand reports that the rebranded NBC Sports Network is kinda sorta screwed thanks to the lockout Snider so ardently supports: At least one NHL owner really has to hope the NHL lockout ends soon. As the owner of the NHL's Philadephia Flyers, Comcast Corp. might want the NHL to be tough in talks with the league's players, who were locked out at midnight Saturday. But Comcast execs are entitled to mixed emotions: The company's NBC Sports Network cable channel could end up taking an untimely hit if the season is severely delayed or canceled. Not that the NHL delivers big national TV r...
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