Kukla's Korner

Kukla's Korner Hockey

Typical Jacobs

from Joe Haggerty of CSNNE,

Winnipeg Jets representation at a recent NHL Board of Governors meeting piped up to say it was opposed to engaging in a long, bloody lockout sure to stymie their franchise’s momentum and hurt the game of hockey.

It wasn’t Winnipeg owner Mark Chipman, but rather one of the alternate governors representing the Jets.

Bruins Principal Owner and Chairman of the Board of Governors Jeremy Jacobs answered by reprimanding the Winnipeg representative as one of the “new kids on the block” and informed him that he would know when he was allowed to speak in the NHL board room. 

That’s the kind of hawkish, dismissive, bully mentality that's driving the bus for the NHL lockout that's now cancelled games through the middle of December.

It’s also the reason why Bruins fans should hold Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs personally responsible.

read on

Filed in: NHL Teams, Boston Bruins, NHL Talk, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: jeremy+jacobs


« Previous        < 1 2     


Matthew Sekeres ‏@mattsekeres
Am told by 2 NHL sources that #Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs forced employees to pay tax on 2011 Stanley Cup rings. About $7K per ring. Cont…

Matthew Sekeres ‏@mattsekeres
Some support staff couldn’t afford the tax up front, so players stepped up and covered the cost so they could get rings too.

Then again, if this is true, Jacobs is certainly a miserable enough bastard to spit in the face of another governor for no reason when he could have accomplished the same thing through less ignorant methods.

Which still begs the question, who, exactly, voted someone like this President of the Board of Governors? There are more than enough owners that would be put-off by this type of behavior and/or don’t have interests that align with Jacobs that one would think they’d just all vote for someone else, that someone being “whoever.”

Posted by larry on 11/29/12 at 06:10 PM ET

« Previous        < 1 2     

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