Found November 26, 2012 on Taking Bad Schotz:
After raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for Hurricane Sandy relief last Saturday night, Brad Richards, Scott Hartnell, and other players who have not left to play overseas are hoping for the best.  But on Black Friday, it seemed as if the NHL was selling, not buying on a day of spending.  The NHL cancelled another batch of games and cancelled the 2013 NHL All Star Weekend in Columbus.  For a city that is already struggling with hockey, this may have been the last blow.  Clearly Columbus is on the down, but who else is struggling? #5. The Los Angeles Kings The Kings rode one of the most triumphant and unexpected runs in NHL history to the Stanley Cup last season.  As the eighth seed in the Western Conference, few expected them to advance past the first round, let alone to the league championship.  The Kings rode goaltender Jonathan Quick’s back all the way to the finals, disposing of the Presidents’ Trophy winning Vancouver Canucks, two-seeded St. Louis Blues, and third-seeded...
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