Originally written on Philly Sports Live  |  Last updated 9/11/12
First off, I’ll say this: I do not enjoy CBA negotiations. I don’t like anything about them. They’re boring, they’re depressing, and there’s not much to write about unless you sit in on the meetings. However, I do love the Flyers and hockey, so I have quite a bit of interest (to a degree) in the negotiations between the NHL and NHLPA. Now, the last time we had a lockout in the NHL, we lost an entire season. I hope that’s not the case this year and I don’t think it will be. However, I do think there is a good chance that we could miss some games and be starting the season in late November or sometime in December. But the big money question is: would this help the Philadelphia Flyers, or could it hurt them? Or, could it have no impact on the success they have? Let’s take a look at some numbers first. In the 2009-2010 season, the Flyers ended the season with 88 points, 7th in the Eastern conference, and lost in the Stanley Cup Finals to the Chicago Blackhawks. In 2010-11, they had ...
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