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NHL's Euro openers in doubt

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09:05 AM ET 02.05 | The Premiere Games in Europe that have opened the NHL season the past five years could be a casualty of collective bargaining, though sources within the league and the NHLPA have told Slap Shots the sides are attempting to strike an agreement under which the matches would be scheduled.

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Donald Fehr, Icon SMI Donald Fehr, Icon SMI
February 5, 2012  09:08 AM ET

Just Stay Home, Bros.

February 5, 2012  09:29 AM ET

I have a feeling that the North American expats who make up the crowds for near exihibitons will find something else to do with their time and money.

February 5, 2012  09:36 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Separated at birth?

February 5, 2012  09:39 AM ET

the players really get under my skin with this...oh, what a horrible ordeal to have to do a training camp & play a few games in Europe. Gimme that life any day.

February 5, 2012  09:46 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Separated at birth?

he reminds me more of this guy from a lousy brit md show that my father watches sometimes, Doc Martin:

http://jeanne-findingmyway.blogspot.com/2011/04/cantankerous-doc-martin.ht ml

February 5, 2012  09:49 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

I have a feeling that the North American expats who make up the crowds for near exihibitons will find something else to do with their time and money.

you must be thinking about the little show that the NFL puts on in England every year.

February 5, 2012  10:17 AM ET

The travel time for an east coast team to get to Europe is probably less than the travel time for an east coast team to play on the left coast. Why is it such a big deal?

February 5, 2012  10:18 AM ET

Fehr's in the picture now. Nothing good can come from this.

February 5, 2012  10:39 AM ET
QUOTE(#7):

The travel time for an east coast team to get to Europe is probably less than the travel time for an east coast team to play on the left coast. Why is it such a big deal?

It isn't. It's just something else for them to piss and moan about BF.

February 5, 2012  10:42 AM ET
QUOTE(#8):

Fehr's in the picture now. Nothing good can come from this.

Agreed. I hear he wants to try the DH in the Western Conference.

February 5, 2012  10:49 AM ET

Who cares?

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February 5, 2012  11:01 AM ET
QUOTE(#11):

Who cares?

Agree (paper under arm)

February 5, 2012  11:39 AM ET
QUOTE(#12):

I wish the Buttgoblin & his minions would stop worrying about selling the game to new fans and worry a little more about those of us who have supported it for many, many years and are concerned that the league is watering down our passion.

I agree.....fix the mess you have at home, before looking to greener pastures.

February 5, 2012  12:42 PM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Separated at birth?

He's looking like Gingrich after a trip to Super Cuts.

February 5, 2012  03:27 PM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Separated at birth?

Only by adding a tooth brush mustache can you tell.

February 5, 2012  04:06 PM ET
QUOTE(#12):

I agree with those that say the travel is not too exhausting, but I still have zero use for these games being played in Europe.I wish the Buttgoblin & his minions would stop worrying about selling the game to new fans and worry a little more about those of us who have supported it for many, many years and are concerned that the league is watering down our passion.

we will be here regardless...so he doesnt give a damn about us.

 
February 6, 2012  12:30 AM ET

Great! Cause this is the latest stupid thing the Midget came up with. I pay my season tickets for 41 homes games. Not 40!

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