Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Impending Lockout, Tyler Seguin, Wayne Gretzky and More

Good AM hockey fans!

Only four more days until the CBA, negotiated by way of a lockout in 2004-05, expires and leads, presumably, to another lockout.

The general reaction from fans and media has been "I can't believe this could happen again".

From Bob McKenzie to Marc Denis, that certainly seems to be the sentiment.

Personally, I'll say what I said before, if you can't find out how to split $3.3 billion made from playing a game, you are idiots.

Okay, on to the news.

Habs and Hockey News

- A few Habs players speak out regarding the current labour situation. Reports on the subject from both RDS and Hockey Inside/Out.

- Tyler Seguin signs for six more years in Boston. The contract is worth $34.5 million, which averages out to $5.75 million per year.

- Ken Campbell argues that the NHLPA is showing unprecedented signs of unity. But, according to Donald Fehr, the players seem resigned to a lockout.

- Wayne Gretzky shares his memories on the 1987 Canada Cup.

(Photo by the Canadian Press)


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