NHL Lockout Will End When Greed Finally Takes Over

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October 24 2012 08:04AM

Greed takes over

Contrary to popular belief, greed has not been the driving force behind the NHL lockout.

No. To date, it's just been business. And in business, you exploit your position to extract the maximum profits the market will bear. You do this either by squeezing out the competition so you have free reign to raise prices, or you use leverage to drive costs out of your supply chain. There is no greed involved. It's just math.

In fact, if greed has a role to play, it will be in saving the NHL hockey season. Here's why...

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Barons win 4-3; Justin Schultz now leads the AHL in scoring

Jonathan Willis
October 23 2012 09:14PM

Oklahoma’s power play had been suffering through a bit of a dry spell, going 1-for-17 over the team’s first four games. No longer. The man advantage exploded for four goals on Tuesday night, and by virtue of assists on three of those defenceman Justin Schultz has moved into a tie for the AHL scoring lead.

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LUONGO TO THE OILERS?

Jason Gregor
October 23 2012 04:07PM

Would Roberto Luongo play for the Oilers? Would the Oilers trade for him? Would you want him between the pipes whenver this ridiculous lockout ends?

Canucks beat reporter Jason Botchford tweeted a few days ago that the Oilers are one of three or four teams in the mix. Before you jump off the deep end and suggest this is bunk, keep in mind Botchford was the guy who had Shane Doan down to two teams, Vancouver and Phoenix, and after Doan signed in Phoenix he admitted that the Canucks were #2 on his list.

The question is should the Oilers trade for him?

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Yakupov scores with 10 seconds left to win a KHL game

Steve Dangle
October 23 2012 03:20PM

Hey all! Steve Dangle here from the Leafs Nation *braces for barage of batteries and tomatos*

I do highlights for the KHL's official YouTube channel along with fellow Nations contributer Andrey Osadchenko, and I thought you'd like to see Yakupov score this game-winner with 10 seconds left.

Enjoy! 

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Oh Lou! You Devil!

RexLibris
October 23 2012 01:21PM

The Devils made it to game six of the Stanley Cup finals this June. The year before they finished 22nd overall in the league, won the draft lottery and moved up to select Adam Larsson 4th overall. Prior to that the Devils have been a model of a consistent and competitive franchise. Full steam ahead, then for these Devils? Maybe if your name is Edward Smith.

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