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It’s All Gary Bettman’s Fault

from Don Brennan of the Ottawa Citizen,

The NHL’s little bossman deserves to be heckled mercilessly going forward — yes, even more so than he is now — if his insistence on hitting a home run for the owners in the current collective bargaining agreement negotiations leads to yet another work stoppage. In doing what he might think is best for the game, Bettman is causing all sorts of damage from a fan’s perspective. He could also be ending the career of the greatest player in Senators history.

And that just might be enough for him to nudge past Alexei Yashin and Dany Heatley as the most-despised individual to set foot in Scotiabank Place.

Many people in these parts, already suffocated by the summer’s heat, are now growing impatient with Daniel Alfredsson’s dilly-dallying on whether to retire or play on. But really, who can blame him? The way it stands, Alfredsson is probably like the rest of us in that he doesn’t know when, or even if, there will be a game to be played in 2012-13.

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