Quote of the Day

"The first offer, in our judgement and the players, was so over the top, so backward and so in your face, if you're asking me, 'Did that create a mood?' Sure. Of course it did. Couldn't be avoided. And, the movement away from it has been slow and grudging."
-- NHLPA Exec Dir Donald Fehr, on the ongoing CBA negotiations with the NHL. (More On This)
Monday October 22, 2012 Vol. 19 — No. 29 Print This Issue

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  • Back To The Future

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