Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 10/03/05 at 12:46 PM ET
They held meetings and bargained and made offers and counter-offers at nauseum. They gave fans false hope for months before the inevitable finally was announced - the 2004-05 season was canceled due to their inability to reach a new collective bargaining agreement. They all but wiped a sport that barely was a blip to begin with right off the professional sports radar screen. Then, in the middle of the baseball season, they ended their 301-day battle, the longest labor dispute in North American sports history. The NHL and the Players Association owe the fans - big time.
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