Report: NHL may cancel Winter Classic by November if no CBA deal
Posted 21 September 2012 - 08:21 PM
Posted 21 September 2012 - 10:04 PM
So much for my excitement about actually getting tickets. This whole things sucks. I would think the league would want to do everything in their power to make sure the Classic happens, given that they will be making asstruckloads of money. They're shooting themselves in the foot, and shooting all of us in the face.
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Posted 21 September 2012 - 11:30 PM
This entire scenario is beyond aggravating at this point. It's becoming hard to remain a loyal hockey fan through hard times like these.
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Posted 22 September 2012 - 12:39 AM
Go on cancel it NHL you are only shooting yourself in the foot, effing pos get out of our game.
Anyone else hoping for Gretzky as our next commissioner?
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L ockout L eague...how to waste 8,3m a year? Throw it at a midget responsible for 3 lockouts - This is an owners lockout
Posted 22 September 2012 - 09:20 AM
"If I could sum up my career in Detroit, I was a perfect goalie for the team at the perfect time. I just wanted to be a Red Wing, that's it." Chris Osgood, July 19, 2011
Posted 22 September 2012 - 10:47 AM
This entire scenario is beyond aggravating at this point. It's becoming hard to remain a loyal
hockeyNHL fan through hard times like these.
Fixed that for ya.
Posted 22 September 2012 - 11:25 AM
With Detroit: With COL/LAK:
GP - 103 GP - 226
G - 5 G - 15
A - 7 A - 76
PTS - 12 PTS - 91
+/- - -6 +/- - -2
Posted 22 September 2012 - 11:54 AM
Posted 22 September 2012 - 11:58 AM
The lockout is all because of money. Now there talking about the event that would bring in the most money of the NHL season. Foolish, getting tired of this stuff already and were only a week in.
This is what I don't understand--the players don't stand to make any more money with or without the classic! Why should they care, other than for the fans, which its already been made painfully obvious that no one gives a s*** about? The league stands to make a fortune. I don't imagine Mr. I is too pleased with this decision, given the money it will bring into the city...
Posted 22 September 2012 - 12:01 PM
“Gary told (the board of governors) he was going to cancel the Winter Classic in November because he didn’t want the players to use the game as leverage,” the report quotes the source.
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Posted 22 September 2012 - 12:04 PM
I was kinda thinking the Winter Classic would be the start of the season the way things were playing out. Now I just fully expect the entire season to go down the drain. Too much arrogance and incompetent fools running this league to have any confidence they will do something sensible for once.
Posted 22 September 2012 - 12:09 PM
Posted 22 September 2012 - 12:25 PM
Either way.....I'm getting really tired of this lockout s*** already.
Edited by rrasco, 22 September 2012 - 12:25 PM.
Posted 22 September 2012 - 12:56 PM
Formerly known as The Nephilim.
Babs sure hurries himself into the presser, sits down, and f*cks up a bottle of water like no one in the room has had any for days.
Posted 22 September 2012 - 01:10 PM
And I thought Bud Selig was the worst commissioner in sports.
Selig is horrible, but he's got nothing on Bettman and Stern.
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