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Wednesday, July 13, 2005

nhl- Sabre Fans Happy

from the AP via Slam, Doug Sitler was one of the few who made a little money off the NHL lockout. The disgruntled fan sold magnetic car ribbons that read: "I need my hockey fix(ed)."
Sitler finally got his wish Wednesday when the league and players' association reached an agreement in principle, signalling the end of a dispute that wiped out last season. Now Sitler, a Buffalo public relations consultant, is making plans to spend some of the profits from the more than 15,000 ribbons he sold on - guess what? - Sabres hockey tickets.
"I have 1,000 left over," Sitler said. "And I'll gladly throw them in the garbage and buy some tickets to the arena, that's for sure."...more...