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NHLPA will NOT seek share of expansion/relocation fees

Dec 31, 2012, 3:17 PM EDT

Earlier today, The Hockey News’ Ken Campbell set off a mini firestorm with the following tweets:

Suffice to say, the NHL would have very little interest in redefining hockey-related revenue — especially at this stage of negotiations (cue Bill Daly running screaming into the streets of Manhattan) — to include any expansion/relocation windfall. Campbell’s $600 million estimate may actually be on the low side, with potential new markets including Quebec City, Southern Ontario, and Seattle.

Fortunately for all those hoping for an end to the lockout (pretty much everyone except lawyers and possibly David Stern), David Shoalts of the Globe and Mail reports that Campbell’s information is incorrect.

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  1. mgp1219 - Dec 31, 2012 at 3:59 PM

    Campbell must have received his information from one of the “Circle Jerks”, otherwise known as blomfeld, id4joey, valoisviper, sportsfan, acieu.

  2. id4joey - Dec 31, 2012 at 4:12 PM

    F%#{^£<| sources! Never trust a source Mr. Campbell. They have burnt me more than once. Sources are lime a$$ holes. Everybody says they have one. What? That doesn't sound right you say. oh! yeah! Sources are like a$$ holes. Everybody has one. However, there's is one last hope. I suggest you call Michel Bergeron. Contact me for his direct line. mpg1219, are you up for revealing one of your sources?

  3. whatthepuck2012 - Dec 31, 2012 at 5:20 PM

    Wtf do you have against limes?

    • id4joey - Dec 31, 2012 at 7:00 PM

      Hey! Go do what you do best. Clean house. BTW, you can put an add on Craig’s list under maids wanted.

  4. fortwaynekomets - Dec 31, 2012 at 6:08 PM

    if you guys can’t see there will BE NO SEASON then you must be blind.

    the NHL embarrassed the NHLPA with its initial offer back in Fall, and now the PA is prepared to make it as hard as possible on the league.

    all that matters is the 50/50 blame you should be putting on both parties. nothing else really really matters at this point.

    nah nah nah nahhh hey hey ey GOOD-BYE!

    • id4joey - Jan 1, 2013 at 9:18 AM

      So, explain why we should believe you more than we should believe Bergeron.

  5. charlutes - Jan 1, 2013 at 9:39 AM

    So they are going to water down the talent in the NHL even more. Great idea, its not like over expansion is the basis for all the NHL’s problems.

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