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No Peace on Ice or Good Will Toward Fans

CBS Sports

How we got here, as retold in the spirit of this NHL lockout. But first, a disclaimer of interest: We are thinking of going to Europe to get away from all this labour madness. We’ll go as soon as Sidney Crosby does.

Now to business and a statement from the NHL:

“We believe we have made a fair offer and that the season can be saved if the players are willing to negotiate.”

The NHL Players’ Association responds with a counter-statement:

“We believe the owners are jerks.”

Owners:

“No we’re not.”

Players:

“Yes you are.”

News flash: talks break off, no further discussions planned.

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