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Why I No Longer Give a Puck About NHL Hockey

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?
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Taken For Granted

The NHL is totally mismanaging its connection with hockey fans, according to a McMaster University communications expert. “Fans don't appear to be a part of the equation lately,” said Alex Sevigny, a...