Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 01/30/09 at 03:01 PM ET
from Al Strachan at Fox Sports,
Two things happen every year at the All-Star Game.
The players get better. The event gets worse.
Next year, hockey fans get a break. There will be no All-Star Game because it’s an Olympic year, so the stars will be gathering in Vancouver instead.
But what should be done about the 2011 All-Star Game — if there is one — which is scheduled to take place in Phoenix?
First of all, let’s use the two-year window to study the situation and get some suggestions. Involve the hockey people, not just the marketing people and the lawyers. And although this may seem like a horrific suggestion to commissioner Gary Bettman and his friends, involve the fans.
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