Originally written September 17, 2012 on Section 303:
Nashville Scene columnist J.R. Lind said it perfectly on Twitter yesterday morning.just a reminder that nothing, ya know, has actually been cancelled yet— J.R. Lind (@jrlind) September 16, 2012Emotion get you fired up that the National Hockey League and it’s owners think a lockout is even an option. Especially when just a few short years ago a lockout forced the loss of an entire season. Matter of fact, for the hockey fans that have loved this game since the early-1990′s, the frustration runs even deeper. The work stoppage in 1994 resulted in a truncated regular season that saw just 48 games dictate the playoffs. Hockey fans are sick and tired of losing their sport because the NHL and the NHLPA can’t work out their differences for the long term good of the game. Put simply, a third lockout in 17 years is enough for some to throw in the towel. Like an on-and-off again relationship, the emotional investment is just too much to handle.Logic, however, gives pause.It’s Monday, September ...
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