Found June 07, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
TSN reports that former NHLPA president Trevor Linden, who may or may not have pulled an inside job in kicking Bob Goodenow to the curb and helping Ted Saskin and Bill Daly negotiate an NHL-friendly CBA on the sly, told Vancouver’s Team 1040 that he’s not optimistic about the probability of the NHL and NHLPA avoiding a lockout: “I would not be surprised to see a couple months go down,” Linden told TEAM 1040 in Vancouver on Wednesday. “When you talk about ownership, especially in the States, they look at October and November as really tough months for them.  They’re dealing with Major League Baseball and the World Series (as well as) the NFL; so their season starts in December and works through January, February, March. If they’re going to miss anything, they want to miss those months.” Linden was elected president of the NHLPA in 1998 and sat at the helm during the 2004-05 lockout. He was actively involved in negotiations with Gary Bettman and the NHL on a new collective bargainin...
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