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Elias and Havlat were at the Barcelona-Real Madrid game on Sunday

Oct 8, 2012, 4:30 PM EDT

Courtesy agent Allan Walsh (via NJ.com), here’s a picture of NHL veterans (and Walsh clients) Patrik Elias and Martin Havlat attending Sunday’s “El Clásico” soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Nou Camp.

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Elias (left, wearing the Barcelona jersey) and Havlat (right, dressed like a country club tennis pro) got to watch Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo score a pair of goals each in a 2-2 draw.

According to Walsh, who upon tweeting the photo was quickly inundated with the following replies…

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…the picture was sent to him along with the note “we’d rather be playing hockey.”

  1. waye09 - Oct 8, 2012 at 5:17 PM

    So, they should be hard at work negotiating with bettman or something?

  2. vindicatus - Oct 8, 2012 at 6:11 PM

    Neither one of these guys are on the negotiating committee. Well, Elias isn’t at least. Blame Bettman, the cabal of owners, and Fehr.

  3. charleslouis99 - Oct 8, 2012 at 6:39 PM

    what is the big deal about soccer? its not even that exciting

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