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Saturday, July 16, 2005

nhl- The league needs Crosby

from the Winnipeg Sun via Slam, The drooling over Sidney Crosby has officially begun.
The NHL is finally back, and most folks -- with the exception of the players themselves -- are happy about it.
It was quite evident early on that the big men with sticks would be taking a salary cut, and that's exactly what's going to happen, possibly along with some significant changes to the game.
The real fun part, however, begins next Thursday when the NHL holds a draft lottery for the rights to Crosby, who sounds like he'll be sticking around North America for the next couple decades or so.
What a way to kickstart the new NHL....continued...