Nhl Lockout 2004

Why I No Longer Give a Puck About NHL Hockey

Adam Kingsmith | Posted 03.08.2013 | Canada
Adam Kingsmith

As I'm sure you all know by now, a tentative deal has been reached between the players and the owners of the NHL. For most of the world, this means absolutely nothing. I find the NHL more and more irrelevant every time it returns from another one of these temper-tantrums. As a recovered NHL addict, I can't help but wonder why we want to put so much energy and passion, offer so much devotion and piety, to a league that has done this to its fans four times in the past 20 years. Why do both the league brass and the players' union continue to overestimate Canada's passion for the NHL?

Pain Of 2004-05 Lockout Still Lingers

CP | Chris Johnston, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.15.2012 | Canada

This wasn't supposed to happen again.In the aftermath of the grim lockout that wiped out the entire 2004-05 season, the NHL returned with a tremendous...