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Thursday, July 07, 2005

nhl- Repairing the Damage

from Jeff Gordon and the St. Louis Post Patch, There will be NHL hockey this fall. As expected, the NHL and the NHL Players Association are wrapping up a tentative agreement.
The owners and player will have to approve the new collective bargaining agreement, of course, but both sides have little choice. It’s time to get back to work or get on with their lives.
Significant damage has occurred and the NHL faces huge challenges with its “re-launch” in 2005-06. It could take years to rebuild its business and move the league back on an upward track.
Just look at all the damage that must be repaired:...continued...