great comment by UHLer about the lockout
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02-02-2005, 09:09 PM
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Providence, RI
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The NHL'ers would all be pissed to the high heavens, some posters here as well, if guys came to the NHL next year to play as replacement players, and here some defending the fact that these guys have gone on to other leagues and pretty much taken jobs away from other players?
The reason I wouldn't support NHL replacements is the same reason I'd be unlikely to support a local UHL team. I'm not interested in watching a league in which Kevin Kerr is regarded as a superstar.
What do you suggest NHL'ers do now that they have no means of earning an income? Ok, maybe Derian Hatcher can take a few years off and still pay the bills, but I'm sure most players in the league cannot. I don't see where you get off telling someone they're not welcome to play in _____(insert league name here)____ just because they've suited up for 1 or more NHL games.
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