Found September 22, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
On an evening when the most notable news regarding any Red Wings players involves Sovsport and Championat posting pictures of Pavel Datsyuk and Ilya Bryzgalov taking in CSKA Moscow's 4-2 victory over Yugra while they wait to make their KHL debuts on Tuesday, and Jakub Kindl not playing in HC Pardubice's 2-1 loss over Plzen... A week ago tonight, I suggested that the lockout is not like Pawn Stars, where the owners of the shop stating, "I take all the risk, I have the overhead to pay" wasn't applicable to negotiations between owners and the players who bring paying fans to "the ranch," if you will...But with a week's worth of no negotiating taking place, I'm ready to quote Rick Harrison again in suggesting that, "It's not that I don't trust you: I don't trust anybody." In that vein, and especially given what has been an (in the absence of negotiations) all-out propaganda campaign by the NHL, deputy commissioner Bill ...

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