from Jack Todd at the Montreal Gazette,
Monday marks the 100th day of Gary Bettman’s Unnecessary Lockout. Are we having fun yet, kiddies?
At this point, we’re hoping for a shutdown. Blow it up and start over, without a half-dozen dead-weight teams and the man Larry Brooks calls the Canceler-in-Chief, because if Bettman announces the cancellation of a second full season, he should announce his own resignation at the same time.
If the deal you killed a season to get was so bad that you had to kill another entire season to get a different deal, then I’m sorry, but you’re an idiot. If the owners have a shred of intestinal fortitude, they’ll tell Bettman not to let the door hit him on the way out.
Because Gary Bettman has done the impossible: He’s made it look like the NHL would have been better off with Gil Stein.
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