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12-07-2012, 04:42 PM
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Originally Posted by thom View Post
A cbc movie staring Al Waxman called NET WORTH very well done telling the story about players fighting for a union.Detroit redwings players like Ted Linsday and others trying to fight then Gordie Howe doing nothing and acting like a sheep.The movie is taken from a best selling book in canada.Al Waxman is very good
I'll bet neither Donald Fehr or Bob Goodenow watched that movie. This is what a REAL fight for survival against the owners looks like. The movie might be a little too hard on Howe as well. Yes he could have stood up with Lindsay a bit more, but this was a different time. Gordie was brainwashed by the owners. It wasn't as if he was the only player in the NHL who was against a union. In the end no one wanted one, just Lindsay.

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