Swedish defenseman opts not to go to Swedish Elite League during 2012 NHL Lockout.
Would a second coming of the WHA have access to hockey markets and competitive arenas to create a successful league?
While the world of hockey has ended it's summer hibernation, the NHL labor front remains unsettled. One Lightning prospect is down and out, another is tied to the KHL for the next two years, a year since the trage Texas Hold'em wit Vincent Lecavalier
Sweden's top professional hockey league could have seen a big boost in talent this fall by potentially adding locked out NHL players, but has instead opted to not allow short term mercenary talent.
NHL ownership got everything they wanted in the 2004-05 lockout with thanks to a weak union. In 2012, ownership once again cries poverty in the wake of posting record revenues and awarding gargantuan cotnracts.