NHL Lockout 2012
After hearing for years about the NHL's growing revenues, fans are growing increasingly angry over what seems to be an unnecessary lockout. What is the best method for fans to get the players and owners back on track, however?
Now that we're several days into NHL Lockout 2012, games are starting to get cancelled, including five for the Nashville Predators, and the first two dates at Bridgestone Arena.
In what may be a sign that they don't expect a lockout resolution coming soon, the NHL has shut down the affiliate marketing program tied to their online merchandising operation.
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman cited rising fuel prices as one area in which the owners don't have the flexibility to reduce costs like they're trying to do with player salaries. Is this really a significant issue?