Thread: Speculation: NHL Lockout Pool
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12-05-2012, 03:30 PM
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Originally Posted by NJDevs26 View Post
Agreed...but I thought the season was toast when the Winter Classic got canceled so they already moved the goalposts on me. The most serious 'negotiations' until now took place right AFTER the WC cancellation, which shows just how loony this has been.
I've said it before, but I'm pretty happy that they're axed the WC before a shortened season.
In an atmosphere where the players and owners are pissed, businesses have a tenuous trust in giving ad$ to the NHL and fans lack the enthusiasm to come back to the game.... it would have been a total dud for one of the biggest planned events in the NHL's history.

But, yeah, they started pushing to save the season far, far too late. Incomprehensible.

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