Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 10/09/05 at 11:40 AM ET
One year after scratching an entire season, failing to award the Stanley Cup for the first time since 1919 and disrespecting its entire fan base, the National Hockey League returned with 15 season openers last Wednesday night. Reaction: Yawn. Translation: Who cares. The NHL is about to discover that it's easier to settle a protracted collective bargaining agreement that it will be to cajol its fans to return to the arenas. Talk about nuclear winters: The fallout from last season's histrionics, when the NHL's owners and players basically acted like two bratty kids fighting over the pail and shovel in the sand box, won't easily be forgotten.
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Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.
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