Nov 27, 2012, 10:00 AM EST
Sidney Crosby admitted to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette* on Monday that he’s experiencing the same feeling as many in the hockey world: sheer frustration.
“I think a lot of guys are frustrated with … the not-talking,” Crosby said. “We understand the business side, that there are negotiations and proposals going back and forth, that kind of thing.”
“But I think the whole process is frustrating. If we really want to get something done, I feel like we have to be there every single day, no matter what.”
Instead, meetings are sporadic at best – unless you put a lot of stock in brief, informal phone calls. With negotiations stalled, the focus shifts to debates about mediation, decertification and cancellations.
It can indeed get under an invested onlooker’s skin, but Crosby hopes that the two sides grind it out.
“Getting frustrated isn’t going to change it,” Crosby said. “It’s up to everyone to find a way to make it work.”
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Callahan and Stamkos lead the way in win over Rangers.
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The Pittsburgh captain reaches point No. 800 in the win.
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Also touches on Martin St. Louis’ return to Tampa Bay.
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The Winnipeg forward was tossed from the game.
Nov 26, 2014, 8:35 PM EST
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Gets a double-minor on the play.
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Spent 13 seasons in Tampa Bay.
Nov 26, 2014, 8:05 PM EST
Opened the scoring for Tampa Bay.
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Replaced by Andre Benoit.
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Was hurt during Tuesday’s practice.
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Two teams meet for the second time this season.
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After an injury to Brian Elliott.
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Yappy Lappy was at it again.
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“Anybody can GM, anybody can be a president… whether you’re going to be good at it or not, who knows.”
Nov 26, 2014, 3:54 PM EST
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