Breaking Sports

Thursday, June 30, 2005

nhl- Legace blames union Leadership

from Mlive, Detroit Red Wings goaltender Manny Legace believes NHL players sacrificed a year's pay and damaged the sport for no apparent reason.
And he blames union leadership.
As the league inches closer to a settlement with the NHL Players Association, Legace is the latest player to condemn union leaders for their flawed strategy during a lockout that led to the cancellation of the 2004-05 season.
``The whole thing is a farce,'' Legace, the Red Wings' union representative, said Wednesday. ``We basically sat out for nothing, wasted a lot of money for nothing. It makes no sense to me. ... It's a tough pill to swallow.''...continued...