Found December 24, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
PLAYERS: Gary Bettman
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. more hockey notes...

Bettman Doesn’t See The Whole Picture

from Larry Brooks of the NY Post, Everyone on the ice gets it. If a player doesn’t, if he repeatedly errs, he is out of the league. It is impossible to win on a consistent basis or on a grand scale without respect for the risk and reward equation that serves as the fundamental principle in every winning NHL locker room. Yet, they are unable to compute this elementary fact...

All I Want for Christmas: A New NHL Commissioner

Last Thursday the National Hockey League cancelled all games through January 14. The cancellations mean that half the hockey season has been lost to the latest lockout, the third work stoppage since Gary Bettman was named commisioner in 1993. Games lost to this cancellation include the All-Star Game and the Winter Classic, two of the [...]

“A Very Gary Christmas” (VIDEO)

Christmas 2012 will come and go without NHL hockey.  Hockey fans wanting tickets under the tree this year will be disappointed.  And you don’t have to be a genius to know where most of the blame should land – commissioner Gary Bettman. But hey, don’t let a greedy jerk take away your Christmas spirit.  Here’s to a very Gary Christmas…
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