Not another NHL Lockout!
I compare Gary Betman to the Republican party. They never want to take responsibility for their mistakes and they want the little guy to bail them out.
Yea you think hockey players are pampered millionaires but most of them make less than $500,000.00 a year after toiling in the minor league system making under 100 grand with a career life of less than 6 years with a deteriorating body that will plague them the rest of their life. This lockout is not about the rich now but the lowest factions later.
The real reason for the lockout is that the small market teams need money. They get paid by NBC no matter what so they will actually make money while the lockout is going. The large market teams get paid loo and they will break even or make a profit anyway so it is a win win situation for the owners. Actually its a win win win situation for the Owners.
When the new CBA is signed the players are the ones who will not only get less money in the future but will roll back all the effort they made last lockout. In fact, Bettman is still pissed that he lost in the last lock out
MY SOLUTION FOR THE FANS
A grassroots boycott of NBC needs to be started to force them not to pay the NHL ownership group while there is no hockey.
WORSE CASE SCENARIO THAT PROBABLY MAY HAPPEN IS FOR THE TOP TEIR PLAYERS TO GO TO THE RUSSIAN HOCKEY LEAGUE OR THE KHL AS ITS CALLED.
Here is what is happen according to my crystal balls. Two of the best of the league will get injured playing in another league. These will be serious injuries. Now the owners have really lost something.
Can you imagine if Ovechikin stayed in Russia? Jagr retires, Crosby goes down with a Knee and Stamkos gets a concussion a couple of weeks into the season.
Remember the KHL is a legue that is not backed by high powered lawyers and just had a whole team die in a plane crash due to their lack of concern for player safety on and off the ice.
WOW I FEEL BETTER
I DARE YA TO CHALLENGE ME ON THIS