As the NHL lockout continues, more kooky diary posts will go up.
Though it's been thrown out by idle fans over the years, contract restructuring and renegotiation in the 2012 NHL labor negotiations does not seem like it a discussed subject.
If the NHL season doesn't start on time, there are options to get your hockey fix in and around Tampa. And if the NHL does start late, then the league likely has a plan for that already.
The NHLPA is trying to prevent being locked out and NHL fans are upset and feeling powerless about it. But maybe both groups can help each other out.
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.
It's summer and things are moving along at summer's pace: a lurch and a stall. But there's still plenty to talk about in the world of hockey. Your links for this week.