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11-03-2012, 03:30 PM
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The Shrike
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Originally Posted by Renbarg View Post
Neither have furiously backed the owners. Yes Dreger has definitely appeared to lean towards the owners (especially the past few days), McKenzie I'm not so sure of. Having said that TSN is not going to lose their contract with the NHL for being critical. TSN will lose their contract if they are outbid.

On the other hand, if Dreger is too pro-owners you can bet he will lose some of his contacts among players.
Losing a few player interviews is nothing compared to losing arena access. The first is an inconvenience, the second costs a sportswriter/caster their job.

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