Kukla's Korner

Kukla's Korner Hockey

Saskin Should Go On Tour

from the Toronto Sun,
Chris Chelios did not freak out on Ted Saskin. There were no ugly food fights, no fisticuffs, no accusations hurled. In fact, Chelios admits the meeting between Saskin and the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena Thursday was quite informative. So what took so long, the outspoken veteran wants to know? And why has Saskin not held similar meetings with the other 29 NHL teams in order to educate players on the state of the union -- in this case, the NHL players' union? GET A FEEL "Have a fall tour," Chelios said yesterday. "It seems so simple. I wish Ted would have done this and then let the executive committee and the player reps get a feel for what the players want." Saskin came to Detroit at the request of the Wings after an informal team vote determined that more information was required from the union head. "I think the consensus around the league is that guys need to talk to Ted and get some questions answered," Chelios said.


Filed in: | KK Hockey | Permalink


Be the first to comment.

Add a Comment

Please limit embedded image or media size to 575 pixels wide.

Add your own avatar by joining Kukla's Korner, or logging in and uploading one in your member control panel.

Captchas bug you? Join KK or log in and you won't have to bother.


Notify me of follow-up comments?


Most Recent Blog Posts

About Kukla's Korner Hockey

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.

From breaking news to in-depth stories around the league, KK Hockey is updated with fresh stories all day long and will bring you the latest news as quickly as possible.

Email Paul anytime at pk@kuklaskorner.com