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Hockey Will Bounce Back

from the Philadelphia Daily News,
With his employer, ESPN, declining to pick up its television contract to cover the NHL, analyst and former Flyer Bill Clement has no games to call right now. He understands the situation, though. "The NHL had to cut a deal with NBC [which will show seven regular-season games, six playoff games, and up to five Stanley Cup Finals games], I understand that," he said. "Does this mean ESPN won't have hockey at some time? I don't think so. But the NHL is coming back from as close to Armageddon as can be. They don't have 10 networks knocking on their door, trying to get a deal. Hopefully, I'll be back calling games. But until then, I have other things lined up." We caught up with Clement yesterday to find out his take on the state of the NHL:


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