Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 01/10/13 at 03:24 PM ET
from Steve Lepore of SB Nation,
... I wrangled together a motley crew of seven people I'd call "sports media experts" to answer some of the tough questions, and maybe come up with solutions to the NHL's possible problems with their television coverage.
Neil Best, Newsday
Ken Fang, Fang's Bites
Bill Hanstock, SB Nation, Progressive Boink
Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing
Richard Deitsch, Sports Illustrated
Bruce Dowbiggin, The Globe & Mail
Chris Botta, Sports Business Journal
An easy question to start us off: How much damage has the NHL done to itself on television with this third lockout in 18 years?
Neil Best: I think it has done tremendous damage. Fans can understand and live with the occasional self-destructive labor dispute, but at some point they inevitably must ask the question: If you guys don't care about actually playing games, why are we supposed to care about them?!
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